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Photograph of Negro History Week display at The Emporium

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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: 9 13/16 x 8 in. (25 x 20.3 cm)
Type
photographs
Date
February 19, 1957
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
A black-and-white photograph of the first display for Negro History Week in The Emporium in San Francisco, CA mounted on faded green construction paper. The photograph depicting a single display case holding a quilt, American flag, photographs, books, and album covers was installed by Francis Albrier. The photograph and construction paper are adhered to page six (6) in Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Topic
African American
Education
Line 22. Historical artifacts
Photography
Politics (Practical)
Social reform
United States--History
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number
2010.60.1.6
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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