Photo of press meeting with the coordinator of the Citizenship Education Project

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Allen, Floyd Green, American, 1906 - 1967
Williams, Eddye Keaton, American
Leeds, Claire, American, 1923 - 1999
Henderson, Janet, American, 1921 - 1985
Waldorf, Dolores, American, 1896 - 1988
McKinney, Joan, American, 1916 - 2009
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
1956-1957
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 a press meeting with the coordinator of the Citizenship Education Project at the CEP headquarters at 1914 Fillmore Street in San Francisco. The coordinator, Floyd G. Allen, is seated left behind a desk, with five San Francisco newspaper editors on the right. The photograph is adhered to page 26 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
2010.60.1.29
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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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