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Women In The News: Getting Out Voters Is Their Project

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Created by
Henderson, Janet, American, 1921 - 1985
Published by
San Francisco News, American, 1903 - 1965
Subject of
Allen, Floyd Green, American, 1906 - 1967
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: 10 7/8 × 3 11/16 in. (27.6 × 9.4 cm)
Type
clippings
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 1, 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 newspaper clipping from the San Francisco News describes the efforts of the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women to register and encourage residents to vote. The article describes the voter registration motorcade, the number of voters that the group registered, and the upcoming events sponsored by the group. A few phrases in the article are underlined in blue ink. The article is adhered to the thirteenth (13) 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
2010.60.1.16
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture