200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

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Poll tax receipt issued to Rosa Boyle in Jefferson County, Alabama.

The Nineteenth Amendment was ratified only two months before she paid her poll tax, which was $1.50 per year.

Date: October 22, 1920
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Receipt

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