Photograph by
Cox Studio, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Hughes, Ida Mae, American
Gumbs, Gertrude B., American, 1912 - 2004
Blalock, Joan, American
Mitchell, Gloria, American
Hammond, Yvette, American, born 1941
San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women, founded 1945
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935
Date
September 8, 1956
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Caption
This photograph 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 black-and-white photograph of young children and members of the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women with placards standing next to a car that was part of the Citizenship Education Project motorcade urging people to register to vote. The photograph is attached to page 22 of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1). The caption below the photograph is typewritten in black ink and reads, "SMALLFRY CITIZENS JOIN REGISTRATION PARADE."
Place captured
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Women's Club Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Associations and institutions
Civil rights
Education
Photography
Politics
Social reform
Suffrage
Women
Women's organizations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number
2010.60.1.25
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ee0d0ee2-81d8-420a-a448-6b896f11c2e1
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