Wake Up! Richmond, Va. Crusade for Voters [handbill]
This handbill was produced during Crusade for Voters campaign in 1976.
The Crusade for Voters in Richmond, Virginia was started by John Mitchell Brooks, Dr. William S. Thornton, Dr. William Ferguson Reid, Ethel T. Overby and Lola Hamilton.
WAKE UP! Richmond, Va.
50,000 or more Voters
Needed to say that I am a citizen on election day
Down with apathy
Down with unemployment
Don't let the newspaper lull you to sleep
Be alert! Be a card carrying voter
Any U.S. Citizen who will be 18 years or older before November 2, 1976 is eligible to vote
IT IS FREE
All Applicants MUST have their Social Security Number and know their birthdate. You must apply in person - no one can register for you.
IF YOU HAVE BEEN PURGED - PLEASE REGISTER.
"YOU GOTTA BELIEVE IT" YOUR ONE VOTE DOES COUNT
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