Charles Tignor Duncan [as a young boy : acetate film photonegative, 1937]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Duncan, Charles Tignor 1925-2004
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item. Accompanying print catalogued separately
From negative Box D.
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.
Reproduced in Deborah Willis, Black: A Celebration of a Culture, Irvington, N.Y.: Hylas, 2004, p. 23. Book caption does not identify subject
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History