Photograph of Political Forum reception with Charles Diggs and J. Ernest Wilkins

Image for Photograph of Political Forum reception with Charles Diggs and J. Ernest Wilkins
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
Charles Diggs, American, 1922 - 1998
Wilkins, J. Ernest Sr., American, 1894 - 1959
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
portraits
Place captured
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 14, 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 reception held by the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women following the Sun-Reporter's Political Forum. Pictured are members of the NCNW with Rep. Charles Diggs and J. Ernest Wilkins. The typewritten caption below the photograph reads, "NCNW Members honor Hon. J. Ernest Wilkins Rep. Charles C. Diggs at a reception following mass meeting." The photograph and caption are adhered to page 36 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
2010.60.1.43
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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