Paper describing events held by the San Francisco NCNW and Junior Council

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Created by
Unidentified
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 (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 4 × 8 in. (10.2 × 20.3 cm)
Type
summaries
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1956
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
This typewritten piece of paper describes the "House to House" canvas and the "Telephone Unit" projects undertaken by the NCNW to get out the vote in the days before the November 6, 1956 election. The page tallies up the 56 activities that occurred as a part of the Citizenship Education Project. The clipping is taped on all four sides to the bottom third of page 31 in Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
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
2010.60.1.38.3
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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