Race and Reckoning in Forsyth County

1912-2020

Jefferson Franklin Long

Creator:
Date:
1836/1901
URL at Partner site:
http://georgiaencyclopedia.org/file/12353
DLG URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/nge_ngen_m-9146
Subject:
Long, Jefferson Franklin, 1836-1901, Legislators--United States, African American legislators--Georgia--History--19th century, Freedmen--United States, Men--Georgia--Macon, African American men--Georgia--Macon, Businessmen--Georgia--Macon , African American businesspeople--Georgia--Macon, Businesspeople--Georgia--Macon, Politicians--Georgia--Macon, and Chairs--Georgia--Macon
Spatial coverage:
United States, Georgia, Bibb County, Macon, 32.84069, -83.6324
Medium:
black-and-white photographs
Description:
Portrait of Jefferson Franklin Long. He sits in a chair and faces right. Long was the first African American from Georgia to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. A native of Crawford County, Long was elected in December 1870 and served until March 1871.
Attribution:
Courtesy of Library of Congress, via New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Holding Institution:
Library of Congress
Collection:
New Georgia Encyclopedia
Rights:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NKC/1.0/
Restriction: