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
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 front of the Citizenship Education Project offices at 1914 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA. Inside, project coordinator Mrs. Floyd G. Allen, demonstrates the use of a voting machine. The caption below the photograph reads, "COORDINATOR DEMONSTRATES IN USE OF VOTING MACHINE." The photograph and caption are adhered to page 28 of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).