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The "Indiana Colored Convention" is meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Indianapolis, Indiana, 1861, artist's impression
11/06/1866 to 11/09/1866

One of the numerous "Colored Conventions" being held around the United States in 1866 took place in Indianapolis Indiana and opened on November 6.  At its conclusion four days later, an address aimed at the "loyal voters of Indiana" called for the vote for African-Americans in the state.  (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"Indiana," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 405.


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