Norfolk Voter Registration Council Records, 1956, 1963-1968, undated
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Brief Description: Correspondence, blank forms, promotional materials, news releases, public service spot announcements, and clippings related to the Norfolk Voter Registration Council and the Norfolk Committee for Neighborhood Voter Registration. Most documents in this collection are dated 1966, but the Norfolk Committee for Neighborhood Voter Registration covers 1967 and 1968. These materials relate largely to promoting voter registration in Norfolk, Virginia.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 2016-038
Created by: Norfolk Voter Registration Council
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 04/00/2016.
Arrangement: Original folder titles were kept and some original order was maintained within folders. However, some materials were rearranged in chronological order or by record type.
Biographical Note for Norfolk Voter Registration Council : The Norfolk Voter Registration Council was formed in April 1966 and made up of the JFK Young Democratic Club, League of Women Voters, Norfolk Chapter of the NAACP, Norfolk Federation of Civic Leagues, Norfolk Young Democratic Club, Norfolk Young Republican Club, and Second District Republican Women's Clubs. The NVRC's purpose was to provide a non-partisan effort to achieve full voter registration and a full vote in Norfolk. The organization was officially incorporated in May 1966.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Norfolk (Va.)
Political participation
Voter registration
Genres/Forms of Material
Articles of incorporation
Blank forms
Circulars (fliers)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Fliers (printed matter)
Leaflets (printed works)
Lists (document genres)
Manuals (instructional materials)
Membership lists
Resolutions (administrative records)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Denise Watson by donation
PreferredCitation: Norfolk Voter Registration Council Records, MSS 2016-038, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.