Photograph of a Meet the Candidates program sponsored by the San Francisco NCNW

Image for Photograph of a Meet the Candidates program sponsored by the San Francisco NCNW
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
March, Ruth N., American, 1912 - 1998
Allen, Floyd Green, American, 1906 - 1967
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
portraits
Place captured
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 28, 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 Meet the Candidates program held by the San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women in an attempt to connect candidates with their constituency. The program took place at the NCNW headquarters at 1914 Fillmore St. Pictured in the photograph are Council President Frances Albrier, Citizenship Education Project Coordinator Floyd G. Allen, and past president Ruth N. March. There is a typewritten caption below the photograph that reads, "'MEET THE CANDIDATES PROGRAM' / sponsored by NCNW." The photograph and caption are adhered to page 41 in 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
2010.60.1.48
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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