<i>The People's Advocate</i>, April 29, 1876
Credit: Virginia Chronicle, Library of Virginia
Original Author: John Wesley Cromwell, publisher
Created: April 29, 1876
Medium: Manuscripts/Texts, Newspaper

The People’s Advocate, April 29, 1876

This is the front page of the very first issue of The People’s Advocate, published in Alexandria on April 29, 1876. The newspaper was created by and for the Black community of Alexandria, with John Wesley Cromwell as its editor and Traverse Benjamin Pinn Sr. as its publisher and business manager.