“Today is National Voter Registration Day”

Bernie Aumuller, [Deputy Mayor Thomas L.J. Corcoran, with demonstrators, urging all eligible citizens to register to vote, City Hall, New York], October 1946 (2013.115.223)

They were met at City Hall by Deputy Mayor Thomas L.J. Corcoran, who read a proclamation by Mayor O’Dwyer, in which the Mayor urged all citizens of voting age to register this week. PM, October 6, 1946

John Albert, [Citizens lining up to register to vote, Public School 3, 490 Hudson St., New York], October 1946 (2013.115.109)

Registration began in the city yesterday at 5 p.m. Fifteen minutes later, at Public School 3, 490 Hudson St., citizens of the 19th Election District crowded registration tables. Photo by John Albert, PM, October 6, 1946

Archie E. Allen, [John Lewis, Executive Director of Voter Education Project, encouraging two sugar workers to register and vote, Napoleonville, Louisiana], 1975 (DA.3A10.942)

Napoleonville, Louisiana — Voter Education Project (VEP) executive director John Lewis (r.) encourages black sugar cane workers in southern Louisiana to register and vote during recent statewide tour of Louisiana. VEP seeks to implement the Voting Rights Act by advancing minority political participation in the 11 southern states. (Photo by Archie E. Allen)


Today, September 25th, 2018, is National Voter Registration Day.

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