Photograph of a coffee hour for leading San Francisco ministers held by the NCNW

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Photograph 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
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
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 coffee hour for San Francisco ministers held by the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women at their headquarters at 1914 Fillmore St. Four women are standing with five men (presumably ministers) seated on couches along the right wall. The sign on the wall behind the couches is for "United Nations Week Oct 21-27." The caption below the photograph is typewritten in black ink on white paper and reads, "A COFFEE HOUR FOR LEADING MINISTERS." The photograph and caption are adhered to page 33 of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Topic
African American
Education
Photography
Religious groups
Social reform
Suffrage
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number
2010.60.1.40
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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