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  • Description is exactly "A series of newspaper articles discussing the proposed Boswell Amendment to the Alabama Constitution of 1946.

    Section 181 of the Alabama constitution allowed a citizen to register to vote if either they or their spouse owned at least $300 worth of real or personal property. Proposed Amendment No. 4 "reposes in County Registrars the right to require applicants for registration to interpret the Constitution of the United States. It removes the provision of our State Constitution providing that anyone owning as much as $300.00 may vote."

    Interestingly, while the Amendment passed in Alabama by a small margin Lauderdale County, voted against the Amendment 3 to 1. The charge to vote down the amendment was led by Florence Times editor Louis Eckl."
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