Photograph of volunteers returning from voter registration centers

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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
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1956
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).
Topic
African American
Education
Photography
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
2010.60.1.28
Restrictions & Rights
© Cox Studio
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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