In the letter the men explain that "the white people of this city & county feel that they have no fair showing" in the upcoming election. They ask Hatchell to consider removing William Hurter from his post as chief registrar in the city because of...
This article from the Birmingham News discusses the increase in the number of registered voters in Alabama following the Voting Rights Act of 1965: "It was an over-all gain of more than 31 per cent which affected the voter totals of virtually all...
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