Tourgee US Consul France


Tourgee US Consul France

President William McKinley appoints Tourgee as United States Consul at Bordeaux, France, where he served until his death in 1905.


Other events that happened at this time in history:

1901 - President McKinley is assassinated in Buffalo, NY while attending the Pan American Exposition

1903 - W.E.B. DuBois publishes The Souls of Black Folk, describing the "color line” as the major 20th century problem;

1903 - Robert Abbott begins publication of the Chicago Defender, that city’s first and most influential African American newspaper

1902 – Ida Wells to members of the Anti-Lynching Bureau in Daniel Murray pamphlet collection:

Interior of a Negro store, Buffalo, NY ca. 1899

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