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Y.W.C.A. Camp for Girls / 1930 Highland Beach, Md. [acetate film photonegative,] 1930

view Y.W.C.A. Camp for Girls / 1930 Highland Beach, Md. [acetate film photonegative,] 1930 digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Ragline, Catherine
Packard Motor Car Company (New York)
Scott, Clarissa, Camp
Young Women's Christian Association
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Maryland
Type:
Retouching
Photographs
Place:
Maryland
Highland Beach (Md.)
Annapolis (Md.)
Date:
1930
1930-1940
1920-1930
1930-1950
20th century
1950-1960
Summary:
21 girls sitting in and on car, with man wearing dress shirt and tie in background. Caption from original envelope. Male figure at rear has been prepared for retouching, but apparently none was done. Original kraft envelope includes name "Catherine Ragline". Ink on film edge: "Y.W.C.A. Camp Girl 1930 C". Only maker's edge imprint visible is "PR" (?). The camp was called Camp Clarissa Scott.
The vehicle in the photograph has been identified as a 1929 Packard Model 633 8-cylinder Rumble Seat Roadster (Paul Delaney, May 2008). A key drawing in the collection identifies some members of the group as Madeline Murray, Doris Carter, Meta Lewis, Philein Baily [?], Leroy Williams, Adrienne Marshall, Harriet Pelham, Julia Roger[s?], and Ann Rogers.
Publications:
Reproduced in Deborah Willis, Black: A Celebration of a Culture, Irvington, N.Y.: Hylas, 2004, p. 84
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Automobiles
Portraits, Group
Segregation
African American women
Camping
Picnicking
African American youth
African American girls
Beaches
Pencil
Local number:
618ps0226887-01pg.tif (AC Scan from print, damaged)
Freezer box 41
A135 (Scurlock no.)
618ns0179056pg.tif (AC Scan from negative)
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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