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Question of the hour

Date: 1890 - 1898 | Identifier: 0093-b1-fb
A clipping of an article titled Question of the hour: Colonel F.W. Foster recognizes the gravity of the situation from an unknown newspaper, likely The Wilmington Messenger. The article provides Foster's thoughts on the recent issues of race and politics in Wilmington and provides a description of Foster's character. The article portrays Foster's apparent support of the Fusionist party. The article and Foster's comments appear to pre-date the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898. Foster was a local politician in Wilmington and New Hanover County during this period. more...