Trees Planted by the Water: Early African American Legislators

 

by
Theodore Bolton

 

Matt Gaines and G. T. Ruby addressing the Texas State Legislature

I shall not be moved
Like a tree planted by the water
I shall not be moved

Negro Spiritual.

 

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All God's Children Got Wings: Tribute to Former Slaves of Texas

When Freedom Cried Out  The Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Shackles on my Feet  African American Laws of 19th-Century Texas

The Union League of Texas The Freedmen's Bureau Political Counterpart

A Penny Here, A Penny There Historically Black Colleges In Texas

Trees Planted by the Water: Early African American Legislators

African Americans in Camp County The Early Years

African Americans in Harrison County The Early Years

African Americans in Marion County The Early Years

African Americans in Upshur County The Early Years

The Bolton Community of Camp / Upshur The Early Years

Your Bible (My first site) Some of my favorite scriptures

Old Buildings of Harrison County  Most built by slave labor

Historic Buildings of Marion County Most built by slave labor

AfroTexan Historical and Genealogical Resources

 

Image: UTSA’s Institute of Texan Texan Cultures at San Antonio. 075-0730.