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Voter registration, Prentiss, October 1965

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Creator:Moncrief, Winfred H., 1923-
Title:Voter registration, Prentiss, October 1965
Date:1965 Oct.

Voter registration August 25, 1965, at the Magnolia Motel in Prentiss (Miss.), following passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Motel owners Burt Allen and (mother) Aligene Allen discuss problems created by a federal court order that secured four rooms for voter registration.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Allen, Aligene | Allen, Burt | Voter registration--Law and legislation--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Prentiss--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Prentiss--History--20th century | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi--Prentiss--History--20th century | Voter registration--Mississippi--Prentiss--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | Prentiss (Miss.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Motels--Mississippi--Prentiss | Businesspeople--Mississippi--Prentiss | United States, Mississippi, Prentiss | United States, Mississippi, Jefferson Davis County
Collection:Moncrief photograph collection
Institution:Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Contributors:Mississippi. Department of Archives and History
Original Material:

Moncrief (Winfred) Photograph Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi.

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Forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection.

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