Photograph of citizenship education class at San Francisco NCNW headquarters

Image for Photograph of citizenship education class at San Francisco NCNW headquarters
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
March, Ruth N., American, 1912 - 1998
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 depicting a class on citizenship education given jointly by the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women and the League of Women Voters at the NCNW headquarters at 1914 Fillmore St. Several women and one man are seated in folding chairs along the walls of the office. The typewritten caption below the photograph reads, "A CLASS IN CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION." The photograph and caption are adhered to page 34 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
2010.60.1.41
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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