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News Article Identifying Lawrence Bradford, Jr., as the First African American Senate Page, 1965


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News Article Identifying Lawrence Bradford, Jr. as the First African American Senate Page, 1965
In 1965 the New York Times (shown here) identified Lawrence Bradford, Jr., as the first African American Senate page. While Bradford's appointment was barrier-breaking, the first African American page was in fact appointed in 1869.
credit: Proquest Historical Newspapers