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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 3

32. George W. Forbes, “The Progress of the Negro: A Study in the Last Census,” Arena (August 1904): 134-40 (last page[s] missing).

Analysis of the declining economic and educational status of African Americans as revealed in the 1900 census with criticism of their disenfranchisement in the South. The author points out those southern states are allotted additional seats in Congress on the basis of their black population but restrict this representation for whites only.