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Poll Tax Sign, 1960s

Poll Tax Sign, 1960s

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Object Name
Poster
Date made
1960
Physical Description
red; beige (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22 in x 14 in; 55.88 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
2002.0180.01
accession number
2002.0180
catalog number
2002.0180.01
subject
Voting Rights
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Born in 1965 I'm of the first generation of blacks to get civil rights by law! It's interesting to see what these posting looked like all those years ago. Not pleased with the calculated plan to keep Blacks from actively making decisions in their country of birth. So grateful for my ancestors sacrifice for equality. Now it's 2018 and I am free to vote my conscience in elections of representatives for All citizens! No Vote, No Voice.

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