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Committee of Editors and Writers of the South Voting Restrictions in the 13 Southern States.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.048 Author/Creator: Committee of Editors and Writers of the South Place Written: Atlanta, GA Type: Pamphlet Date: 1944 Pagination: 26 p. ; 23 x 17.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Voting Restrictions in the 13 Southern States, A Report," by the Committee of Editors and Writers of the South in 1944. Gives voting information for thirteen southern states such as poll times, compensation, voting requirements, absentee voting, voter turnout from previous elections, and expected African American voter turnout. Includes illustrations.

People: Ethridge, Mark, 1931-1981
Ayers, Harry M., fl. 1944
Nixon, Clarence, 1886-1967
Pyonter, Nelson, 1903-1978
Strozier, Harry S., fl. 1944
Collier, Tarleton, 1888-1970
Kane, Harnett T., 1910-1984
Sancton, Thomas, 1915-2012
Foreman, Clark, 1902-1977
Dunjee, Roscoe, 1883-1965
Hunt, John C., fl. 1944
Perry, Jennings, fl. 1944
Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968
Mitchell, George S., fl. 1944

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryRace discriminationReform MovementOrganizationsVoting RightsStates' RightsElectionAfrican AmericansWriters

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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