Bay Area Anxious to Hear Party Leaders

Image for Bay Area Anxious to Hear Party Leaders
Created by
The Sun-Reporter, American, founded 1944
Subject of
Wilkins, J. Ernest Sr., American, 1894 - 1959
Charles Diggs, American, 1922 - 1998
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: 7 7/8 × 6 3/8 in. (20 × 16.2 cm)
Type
clippings
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 6, 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 Sun-Reporter describes the upcoming Political Forum between J. Ernest Wilkins and Charles C. Diggs. The event was sponsored by the Sun-Reporter and the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women and took place on October 14, 1956 at Nourse Auditorium in San Francisco. The clipping is adhered to the left half of page seventeen (17) 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
2010.60.1.20.1
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