Campaign Finds Many Negro Voters Unregistered

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Created by
McKinney, Joan, American, 1916 - 2009
Published by
San Francisco Chronicle, American, founded 1865
Subject of
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women, founded 1945
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935
Medium
ink on newsprint
Dimensions
H x W: 6 × 6 in. (15.2 × 15.2 cm)
Type
clippings
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 2, 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 brief news article from the San Francisco Chronicle discusses the findings of the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women when members contacted over 1500 eligible voters to find out why they were not registered to vote. This article is taped to the top half of the tenth page of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Topic
African American
Education
Politics (Practical)
Social reform
Suffrage
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number
2010.60.1.12.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Hearst Communications, Inc. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture