A Voteless People Is A Hopeless People

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Created by
San Francisco Independent, founded 1955
Photograph by
Cox Studio, American, founded 1957
Subject of
White, Lurline, American
Edwards, Sallie, American
Carter, Lulu, American
Buckner, Illa, American, 1882 - 1978
Staton, Beulah, American
Williams, Eddye Keaton, American
Buford, Margaret, American
Williams, Cathryn, American
Wise, Esther, American
Miller, Dola II, French
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: 5 3/4 × 6 in. (14.6 × 15.2 cm)
Type
clippings
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
September 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
A newspaper clipping with a photograph depicting women associated with the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women standing along a motorcade route holding signs urging citizens to vote. The clipping is adhered to the top half of page twelve (12) in 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
2010.60.1.14.1
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture