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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Floyd Green Allen, American, 1906 - 1967  Search this
Eddye Keaton Williams, American  Search this
Claire Leeds, American, 1923 - 1999  Search this
Janet Henderson, American, 1921 - 1985  Search this
Dolores Waldorf, American, 1896 - 1988  Search this
Joan McKinney, American, 1916 - 2009  Search this
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:
1956-1957
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 a press meeting with the coordinator of the Citizenship Education Project at the CEP headquarters at 1914 Fillmore Street in San Francisco. The coordinator, Floyd G. Allen, is seated left behind a desk, with five San Francisco newspaper editors on the right. The photograph is adhered to page 26 of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
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:
2010.60.1.29
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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_2010.60.1.29