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No Passage for a Democratic Negro

Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894 and Puck1887-01-12

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

In the image, James Campbell Matthews holds a bag labeled "J.C. Matthews Recorder of Deeds." Grover Cleveland and Matthews try to a pass, but a group of US Senators block their path to the Senate chambers. The Senators hold a banner that reads "no salvation for the negro outside of the G.O.P." Frederick Douglass stands behind Cleveland and Matthews and laughs.

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