A NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED
BY THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
✯ VOLUME 50 , NUMBER 2 ✯ SPRING 2013
he U.S. Capitol Historical Society
continued an annual tradition on February 13, when Historian of the U.S.
House of Representatives Matthew
Wasniewski spoke about Chicago
politician and Member of Congress
Oscar De Priest for our African American History Month Lecture. De Priest
was the first black Member of Congress
elected in a northern state and the first
black Member to enter Congress in the
Oscar De Priest
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
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