This is a newspaper article that discusses the vote in Lauderdale County concerning the constitutional convention of 1901. Lauderdale County, helped by a strong turnout by African American voters, voted against the proposal to hold a convention to change the constitution of the state. Proponents of a new constitution favored the disenfranchisement of African Americans.
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“Lauderdale County votes against constiutional convention of 1901,” Shoals Black History, accessed December 15, 2019, https://shoalsblackhistory.omeka.net/items/show/661.
|Item: Democratic Executive Committee of Lauderdale County adopts a resolution that supporting the new state constitution, claiming that it "makes white supremacy permanent in this state."||dcterms:relation||This Item|