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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 81

59. James H. Branch, “New Southern Constitutions,” Bob Taylor’s Magazine (November 1906): 203-206.

Essay supporting the disfranchisement of African Americans in the South. The author points out that the adoption of a literacy requirement for suffrage was barrowed from Massachusetts, which instituted that limitation in 1857 to disfranchise immigrants from Europe.