This week in black history

March 1997
Jet;03/03/97, Vol. 91 Issue 15, p19
Presents significant events occurring in black history for the week beginning February 25. Hiram R. Revels' becoming the first black United States senator in 1870; The patenting of the hand stamp on February 1883 by W.B. Purvis; The death on March 2, 1993 of B. Doyle Mitchell of the Industrial Bank of Washington.


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