Matthew B. Gilmore
How did the Democratic Campaign Text Books of 1876 and 1880 rewrite the history of Washington DC and why does their version persist.
CLICK Here for a PDF of the presentation: Dragging Washington through the mud – Election 1876 (and 1880 too!) [PDF]
Guest Speaker presentation for Cindy Gueli’s “Scandalous Washington: Uncovering DC history”, Fall 2016