Photograph of San Francisco Sun-Reporter Political Forum participants

Photograph by
J.B. Coleman Photo, American
Subject of
Wilkins, J. Ernest Sr., American, 1894 - 1959
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
Charles Diggs, American, 1922 - 1998
Dr. Goodlett, Carlton B., American, 1914 - 1997
Dr. Moore, Boliver B., American, 1919 - 1977
Dr. Thomas, William Mckinley, American, 1903 - 1958
Rumford, William Byron, American, 1908 - 1986
Date
October 14, 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 the participants in the San Francisco Sun-Reporter Political Forum held on October 14, 1956. Seated at center is Frances Albrier. The photograph is located between pages 30 and 31 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
portraits
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
2010.60.1.36
Restrictions & Rights
©J.B. Coleman Photo
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5717eb31a-fbaf-4a05-b71e-1e66473039c4