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Charles Tignor Duncan [as a young boy : acetate film photonegative, 1937]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Duncan, Charles Tignor 1925-2004
Howard University
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item. Accompanying print catalogued separately
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1937
1930-1940
Notes:
From negative Box D.
Summary:
The young boy wears knickerbockers, is shown standing, full length, holding a violin. Ink on negative edge: "30889 Charles Tignor 3-8x10 reg". The subject , son of Todd Duncan, singer and voice teacher, was Dean of Howard University Law School, 1974-1977. He also contributed to a brief submitted in the case of Brown v. Board of Eduction and served as corporation counsel for the District of Columbia from 1966-70. Defender Safety Base.
Publications:
Reproduced in Deborah Willis, Black: A Celebration of a Culture, Irvington, N.Y.: Hylas, 2004, p. 23. Book caption does not identify subject
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Children
Portraits--African American children
Musicians
Violin
Musical instruments
Local number:
Freezer box 03
618ns0177416-01pm.tif (AC Scan No.)
30889 (Scurlock No.)
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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