Negro Alliance Committee [sic] [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1930]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Hastie, William H. Judge
New Negro Alliance
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
African Americans 1930-1940
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Severe channeling, reticulation, paint on negative, and warping.
The correct name apparently was New Negro Alliance. Members of the committee are seated in a row around a conference table, with another row standing behind them. Seated, left to right, are: Catherine Gray, Peggy Williston, Howard Fitzhugh, A.L. DeMond, Frank Thorne, Verdie Robinson, Bertha Lomack, Thelma D. Ackiss. Standing, left to right: Julian O. Branch, Jesse W. Lewis, John Mayo, Rudolph Renfrow, William H. Hastie, Granville Woodson, Col. Harry Atwood, L.J.W. Hayes.
Published in the Alliance's newspaper, New Negro Opinion, Oct. 14, 1934, with caption identifying persons in the photograph. Pointed out by Mr. Derrais Carter, University of Iowa, March 8, 2013. Despite the date given for the newspaper, the Washington theater advertisements below the article are advertising late January dates for movies
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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