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School Club, February 14, 1957 cellulose acetate photonegative

Object Details

Photographer
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Creator
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)
Scope and Contents
Posed group of men in three rows with curtain behind them. Ink on negative: caption and "c/o Mr. Cato Adams". Ink on envelope: "School Club c/o Cato Adams, Feb. 14, 1957". Ink on card housed with negative: "Front Row L. to R: C. O. Lewis, R. N. Mattingly, E. B. Henderson, C. W. Adams, A. K. Savoy. Middle Row L. to R: J. N. Saunders, B. J. Henley, F. A. Gregory, W. N. Buckner, E. P. Westmoreland. Last Row, L. to R: C. H. Baltimore, F. T. Mundy, W. A. Parris, L. A. Penn. Inserts J. L. Hunter and H. A. Haynes". "KODAK - SAFETY - FILM 61" edge imprint. Retouching on hands with New Coccine and pencil retouching on faces. No Scurlock number.
Date
1957
February 14, 1957
Extent
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 8" x 10".)
Type
Archival materials
Photographs
Retouching
New coccine (or crocein scarlet) dye
Topic
African American men
Portraits, Group -- 1950-1960 -- Washington (D.C.)
Place
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1950-1960 -- Photographs
Culture
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
Subseries Rights
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Subseries Citation
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
School Club, [February 14,] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative].
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