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Created by:
Vivian Carter Mason, American, 1900 - 1982  Search this
Western Union, founded 1851  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:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 3/4 × 8 in. (14.6 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
telegrams
Place depicted:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 5, 1956
Caption:
This document 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:
This telegram from National President Vivian Carter Mason to Frances Albrier requests that Albrier send a report on the Citizenship Education Project to the Heritage Foundation to be entered in a contest. The handwritten inscription below the text notes that the NCNW received the award from the Heritage Foundation of five thousand dollars. The telegram has tape marks in all four corners and is located between pages 46 and 47 in Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Education  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:
2010.60.1.55
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50787932b-7a3f-4bcd-9080-94147f3a33e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.60.1.55