Document stating the purpose and objectives of the Citizenship Education Project

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Created by
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
Subject of
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 paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
synopses
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1956-1957
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
A single page document consisting of typewritten black ink on white paper, adhered to the second page of the scrapbook compiled by Frances Albrier (2010.60.1). At the top of the page is the Citizen Education Project's letterhead showing the sponsors, president, and headquarters of the project. A piece of tape on each corner attaches the document to the scrapbook page. The document outlines the purpose, objectives, and organizational structure of the Citizenship Education Project.
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
2010.60.1.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture