Photograph of volunteers returning from voter registration centers

Photograph by
Cox Studio, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Brown, Rosalie, American
Lovett, Joan, American, born 1938
Blalock, Joan, American
Hammond, Yvette, American, born 1941
Allen, Floyd Green, American, 1906 - 1967
March, Millicent, American, born 1950
Reece, Mary L., American
Staton, Frances, American
Morrison, Lucille, American
Nixon, Lillian, American
March, Ruth N., American, 1912 - 1998
Hooey, Jo, American
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
Date
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 twelve (12) volunteers and council members recently returned from voter registration centers. They hold signs for the Youth Conservation Department (Junior Council) and the National Council of Negro Women. There is a typewritten caption on a white strip of paper below the photograph that reads, "SOME VOLUNTEERS AND COUNCIL MEMBERS RETURNING FROM REGISTRATION CENTERS." The photograph and caption are adhered to page 25 of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Place captured
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Education
Photography
Politics
Social reform
Suffrage
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number
2010.60.1.28
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57f51dc91-8100-4543-aa63-35bb0245d7b9