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Photograph by:
Cox Studio, American, founded 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Ruth N. March, American, 1912 - 1998  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
portraits
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 Ruth N. March, former president of the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women, decorating a1956 Cadillac Sixty Special, the lead car in a voter registration motorcade that took place in San Francisco on September 8, 1956. The car has been fitted with bullhorns and has two signs on its side announcing the Citizenship Education Project. The photograph is adhered to page 39 of Francis Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number:
2010.60.1.46
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f3b8ddbe-bd70-43b1-9705-7e4276afa3a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.60.1.46