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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 1

39. Chappell Cory, “Suffrage in the South: Six New State Constitutions,” Review of Reviews (June 1902): 716-18.

Summary of devices in the Redeemer constitutions of six southern states designed to disfranchise African Americans, with particular emphasis on “the Understanding Clause” in four states (Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, & South Carolina) and “the Grandfather Clause” in two others (Louisiana & Virginia).