The Resource Warren County (Va.) List of Colored Applicants Refused Registration

Warren County (Va.) List of Colored Applicants Refused Registration

Label
Warren County (Va.) List of Colored Applicants Refused Registration, 1902-1903
Title
Warren County (Va.) List of Colored Applicants Refused Registration
Inclusive dates
1902-1903
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Warren County (Va.) List of Colored Applicants Refused Registration, 1902-1903, consists of dated entries by name of African American men attempting to register to vote in Warren County along with their ages, dates of birth, and occupation. Also recorded is the section of the Virginia constitution that was given to the men for explanation and what their answers were. All applicants in this list were marked "refused" or "not admitted." Entries are chronological and there is no index. The final page of the volume is a list of thirty-three men refused registration for 1902
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Warren County was formed in 1836 from Shenandoah and Frederick counties.
  • Article II of the 1902 Constitution of Virginia was designed to maintain white suffrage while eliminating Afircan-American voters by means of literacy tests, and property and poll tax requirements. Section 19 of Article II specifically mentions the requirement that a person applying to register must be able to read a section of the Constitution and explain its meaning to the registrar.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Warren County (Va.) List of Colored Applicants Refused Registration
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Warren County under the accession number 37579
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Warren County Circuit Court
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001575352
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (9 p.)

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