Flyer promoting the Citizenship Education Project

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women, founded 1945
National Urban League, American, founded 1910
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935
Date
1956
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 6 1/4 × 4 3/4 in. (15.9 × 12.1 cm)
Caption
This document 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
This flyer promotes the voter registration goals of the NCNW's Citizenship Education Project. The slogan at the top of the flier reads, "A Voteless People Is a Hopeless People." The flier is adhered to the top half of page 47 in Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Topic
Education
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
2010.60.1.56.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a05a3083-da9d-40e1-9dd1-599219deddb3