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Image#
2291020
Title
Registrant Hides Face
Caption
Federal Voter Registrars enforce Voting Rights Act of 1965 Black citizens waiting in line at the Holmes County Circuit Clerk's office in Lexington, Mississippi to attempt to register to vote. Woman hides face from photographer, an indication of the fear of exposure that accompanied the simple act of registration. Lexington, Mississippi 8/15/1965
Date
1965-08-15
Location
Lexington, Mississippi
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Credit
1976, Matt Herron / TakeStock
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