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Scrapbook commemorating Nigerian independence compiled by Frances Albrier

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Created by
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
Subject of
Albrier, Frances M., American, 1898 - 1987
Medium
Album: cardboard, paper, string, pressure-sensitive tape;
Clippings: ink on paper;
Photographs: silver or dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
14 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 in. (36.8 x 31.8 x 2.5 cm)
Type
scrapbooks
Place depicted
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Senegal, West Africa, Africa
Place made
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1960
Caption
This scrapbook was compiled in 1960 by Frances Albrier after returning from a trip to Africa to document the celebrations surrounding Nigerian independence. The scrapbook contains newspaper and magazine clippings as well as photographs and ephemera from her time in Senegal, Ghana, and Nigeria. Albrier attended the festivities as a representative of the California Voice, an African American newspaper based in Oakland, California.
Description
This scrapbook was compiled in 1960 by Frances Albrier after returning from a trip to Africa to document the celebrations surrounding Nigerian independence. The scrapbook contains newspaper and magazine clippings as well as photographs and ephemera from her time in Senegal, Ghana, and Nigeria. The scrapbook contains 24 used pages, numerous unused pages, and two loose objects.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Africa
International affairs
Mass media
Travel
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number
2010.60.2
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture