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Photograph by:
Cox Studio, American, founded 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Frances M. Albrier, American, 1898 - 1987  Search this
San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women, founded 1945  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 8, 1956
Caption:
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.
Description:
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."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number:
2010.60.1.24
Restrictions & Rights:
©Cox Studio
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.60.1.24