The May, 1966 primary in Alabama was the first election in the Deep South to be held after the Voting Rights Act went into effect. These field reports from Bruce Hartford are from Hale County. See 1966 Alabama Elections for related background and history.
Field Report From Hale County, April 17, 1966.
Field Report From Hale County, April 21, 1966. (Note that by the 21st, additional SCLC field workers and a project director had been assigned to Hale County.)
Field notes, Hale County primary election, May 31, 1966. Handwritten notes scribbled down on the day of the primary run-off.
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