- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- Casting Ballots
- [Voting]; [Election] Day; Blacks [Afro-Americans] and Whites, Box LBME3, Envelope 38, Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976, Special Collections Department & Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
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African American men--Georgia--Atlanta
African American women--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta
- United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
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- Black voters in Georgia present their ballots to an election worker on June 3, 1946. The political mobilization effort of African Americans in the state has continued, through the efforts of many organizations, from the 1930s to the present.
Photograph of an African American voter in Atlanta, Georgia presenting his ballots to a seated election worker on June 3, 1946. Two African American women and an African American man stand near him. A man in the background stands in a voting booth. The election worker, a white woman, sits next to a ballot box. Rows of chairs stand behind her. During 1946, the Atlanta Urban League registered 14,368 black voters within a two-month period.
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Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection
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- New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)