Program from The Riverside Church in New York City, dated Sunday, November 18, 1962. The program is off-white paper with black ink. The program is tri-folded and printed on both sides. The church's program that day featured a guest sermon by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr titled "The Dimensions of a Complete Life." The front cover features a black and white illustration of The Riverside Church's bell tower on the left. Text at the top reads “The Riverside Church / INTERDENOMINATIONAL INTERRACIAL INTERNATIONAL / NEW YORK CITY.” In the top center-right is handwritten text that reads, “I shall never / forget this occasion.” The schedule for the Morning Worship is listed inside the program. Dr. King's sermon is listed on an interior page of the program and is circled in blue ink with a red star to the left. The back page has a short biography about Dr. King and address for donations.
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.
This program lists the events for the 22nd annual convention of the National Council of Negro Women held in 1957 in Washington, DC at the Willard Hotel. Frances Albrier's name badge is taped to page two (2). There are notes and inscriptions written by Frances Albrier throughout the program. The twenty page program is adhered to page 45 of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).