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  • Date contains "1902"

February 1, 1902

In Missouri, a town marshal develops a plan to test if his people have been drinking; he required “questionable” prisoners to navigate a stepping stone path.

February 8, 1902

An argument for temperance outlines the dangers of alcohol to soldier’s “moral nature,” efficiency in action, and physical strength.

February 8, 1902

The “unconstitutional” Constitutional Convention of Virginia reconvenes to talk about implementing disenfranchisement, making the black man “deprived of the suffrage” through literacy tests at the polls.

February 8, 1902

Although locomotives are built of the same materials, details, and sizes, they are as different, as diverse “members of the human family.”

February 15, 1902

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An advertisement for a free, small package of medicine claims to cure alcoholic husbands of their problems if their wives or daughters secretly put it in their food or drink.

February 15, 1902

Many are convinced that bees have been entering the “heroic equestrian” statue of Robert E. Lee in Richmond for months, probably producing hundreds of pounds of honey. They worry that “vandal hands” may try to break open the statue to see.

February 15, 1902

The Colored National Emigration Association holds a conference for any black man seeking to leave the US to move abroad to experience civil and political rights and “manhood”.

February 15, 1902

The Constitutional Convention of Virginia considers whether it should implement the grandfather clause, the educational qualification, or the understanding clause, but are a bit hesitant to proceed.

February 22, 1902

The Planet praises the 5th grammar grade of Baker School for having perfect attendance, with no lates, for 17 ½ weeks straight, and for performing well on examinations. They were rewarded with cake and cream at the teacher’s home.

February 22, 1902

The Virginia Baptist Church, identifying itself as the largest and most powerful Baptist organization representing black people, announces that it will hold a convention to raise money to pay back debt to the Home Mission Society.
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