Frances Albrier

Frances M. Albrier (1898-1987) was a civil and equal rights activist, pacifist, and leader. The granddaughter of formerly enslaved people, Frances Albrier moved from Alabama to Berkeley, California, as a young woman in 1920, where she began nearly six decades of civil rights, labor, and community activism. She also worked as a nurse, maid, and union organizer on Pullman trains.