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Durham County Personal Property and Poll Tax Registers, 1936 and undated

Identifier: NCC-0228

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.


  • 1936
  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

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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Repository Details

Part of the North Carolina Collection Archives Repository

300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States