[Straight Democracy, November 6, 1888]

One of 1,686 texts in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a political broadside. In this document, members of political parties are identified as participating in unbecoming behavior. The identified members of the Straight Democrat party are noted to have been electioneering with African American voters. This supposed electioneering took place somewhere near the fair grounds. Supper, free whiskey, and music by the Greenville String Band were provided for the attendees of this event. Members of the Ringtail party were also identified in this broadside as participating in this political happening. The throwaway described this event as drunken debauchery. The ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 22 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. November 6, 1888.

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This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a political broadside. In this document, members of political parties are identified as participating in unbecoming behavior. The identified members of the Straight Democrat party are noted to have been electioneering with African American voters. This supposed electioneering took place somewhere near the fair grounds. Supper, free whiskey, and music by the Greenville String Band were provided for the attendees of this event. Members of the Ringtail party were also identified in this broadside as participating in this political happening. The throwaway described this event as drunken debauchery. The stated objective was to halt the practice of electioneering and the political influencing which occurs at events like these.

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[2] p. ; 22 x 14 cm.

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[Straight Democracy, November 6, 1888], text, November 6, 1888; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203597/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.