Durham County Personal Property and Poll Tax Registers, 1936 and undated
Scope and Contents
Both registers list taxpayer names and payments. The 1936 register is organized by township. Townships include Durham, Carr, Cedar Fork, Lebanon, Mangum, Oak Grove, and Patterson. The undated register is organized into city and surrounding township records. Both registers have separate sections for white and colored taxpayers.
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Biographical / Historical
North Carolina exercised its first poll tax in 1715. North Carolina eliminated the use of poll tax as a qualification for voting in 1919 and abolished the tax in 1971.
.15 Linear Feet (2 folders)
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- Finding Aid for the Durham County Personal Property and Poll Tax Registers, 1936 and undated
- Barbara Ilie
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