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...
The list gives the name, race, and occupation of each voter. The oath reads as follows: "We, the undersigned, registered electors, each for himself, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and maintain the Constitution and laws of the...
The certificate declares that Hayes "has become a Qualified Elector as provided by the Constitution." Such documents were issued to white males who might have been disqualified from voting by the requirements in the 1901 constitution; in many cases...
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