San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women, founded 1945 Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935 Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
September 8, 1956
This photograph is part of a scrapbook that was compiled in 1956 and 1957 by Frances Albrier during her term as president of the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). The scrapbook highlights the Chapter’s efforts to register voters and educate Bay Area residents on the importance of voting as a part of the Citizenship Education Project which was jointly sponsored by the NCNW and the National Urban League.
A black-and-white photograph of the Citizenship Education Project motorcade driving down a San Francisco street. The lead car boasts mounted bullhorns and signs on its doors. The photograph has a staple in the top left corner and a staple and piece of tape in the bottom left corner attaching the photograph to page 21 of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1). The caption adhered to the scrapbook page below the photograph is typewritten in black ink and reads, "MOTORCADE MOVES."