News clipping announcing the beginning of the Citizenship Education Project

Image for News clipping announcing the beginning of the Citizenship Education Project
Created by
Welcher, Jean, American, 1923 - 2006
Published by
San Francisco Independent, founded 1955
Created by
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
Subject of
San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women, founded 1945
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935
Medium
ink on newsprint and paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
clippings
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 30, 1956
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 newspaper clipping announcing the beginning of the Citizen Education Project taped to a sheet of white paper with “Citizenship Education Project: First Phase" typewritten at the top of the page. The word "newsitems" is typewritten inside a square box in the center of the page. The clipping headline reads: "NCNW Begins City-Wide Poject [sic] For Citizenship Education." The sheet is taped to page seven (7) of Frances Albrier's scrapbook (2010.60.1).
Topic
African American
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
2010.60.1.8
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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