Flashback: Poll Tax Forces Dallas's League of Women Voters to Get Creative

Editor's note: Take a look back into The Dallas Morning News archives.In late January of 1949, you might have heard your doorbell ring and opened your door to find a “mild-looking lady with the ledger-like book and the cash box.”Patricia Peck Swank in a January 24, 1949 Dallas Morning News article assured readers that this woman was not a typical salesperson.  Continue reading...

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