Photo of Citizenship Education Project brunch held in the home of Lurline White

Photograph by
J.B. Coleman Photo, American
Subject of
Allen, Floyd Green, American, 1906 - 1967
McFarland, Ivy Regina, American, 1898 - 1995
Thomas, Julia Mae, American
White, Lurline, American
Williams, Ruby Lee, American
Klingel, Alma, American
Harding, Olivia, American
Waller, Mattie, American
Humphrey, Josephine, American
Demming, Alice, American
Scales, Mattie B., American, 1886 - 1974
Buffin, Zelma, American, 1917 - 1994
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
October 14, 1956
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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.
A black-and-white photograph of a brunch held by Lurline White on behalf of the National Council of Negro Women and their Citizenship Education Project. The typewritten caption below the photograph reads, "MRS. LURLINE WHITE, ALOCAL [sic] NCNW MEMBER SELLS CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION PROJECT AT A BRUNCH." The photograph and caption are adhered to page 27 of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Place captured
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Media Arts-Photography
gelatin silver prints
Politics (Practical)
Social reform
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible