Junior Council Aids in Registration Drive

Image for Junior Council Aids in Registration Drive
Created by
The Sun-Reporter, American, founded 1944
Photograph by
Cox Studio, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Powell, Margie, American
Williams, Freddie, American
Lovett, Joan, American, born 1938
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
ink on newsprint
Dimensions
H x W: 7 3/4 × 6 7/8 in. (19.7 × 17.5 cm)
Type
clippings
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
September 22, 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
This news clipping from the Sun-Reporter depicts Freddie Williams sitting at a table helping Mrs. Margie Powell register to vote. Standing next to the table is Joan Lovett, a member of the Junior Council of the National Council of Negro Women. The photograph in the clipping was taken by Cox Studio. The news clipping is taped to page eight (8) of the scrapbook compiled by Frances Albrier (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
2010.60.1.9
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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