Photograph of NCNW press conference with San Francisco newspaper editors

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Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
Allen, Floyd Green, American, 1906 - 1967
March, Ruth N., American, 1912 - 1998
Waldorf, Dolores, American, 1896 - 1988
McKinney, Joan, American, 1916 - 2009
Henderson, Janet, American, 1921 - 1985
Leeds, Claire, American, 1923 - 1999
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 National Council of Negro Women press meeting at the headquarters at 1914 Fillmore St. Pictured on the left, sitting behind a desk, are three NCNW leaders. News editors from four San Francisco newspapers are seated in chairs against the right wall. The caption underneath the photograph is typewritten in black ink on white paper and reads, "NEWS CONFERENCE WITH LEADING SAN FRANCISCO NEWS EDITORS." The photograph and caption are adhered to page 32 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
2010.60.1.39
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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