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New York Times Clipping from Trades Unionist, “To End the Poll Tax", New York, 1949

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Summary:This is a clipping from the New York Times titled “To End the Poll Tax" that was published in 1949. The article talks about the House passing a bill that outlawed the poll tax in primary and national elections for federal officials. It discusses how the poll tax is undemocratic in theory and in practice and that it serves as a weapon against the negro and impoverished white states that impose it.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Temporal subject: 1901-2000
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Settlement:New York
Topical subjects:poll tax
Poll tax--Law and legislation
legislation
suffrage
New York times
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Government, Law, Politics
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Digital Collections
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