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 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).