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Mr. John Smith Band [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1930.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Sepia Syncopators
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
ca 1930
1930-1940
Summary:
6-piece band onstage with accordion, piano, drums, saxophones, banjo, etc. Mr. Tim Brown wrote to the Archives Center on 10 May 2006: "This band was actually named the 'Sepia Syncopators'. Second from the left holding the tenor saxophone is my great uncle Mathew 'Mac' Chapman. I am a third generation sax player, inspired by "Uncle Mac". I and a cousin have a [print] of this image."
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Musicians
African American musicians
Portraits, Group
Accordion
Local number:
Freezer box 16 *
1/0043 (microfilm frame)
618nl0010043-01pg.tif (AC scan number)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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