Peoples Drug Demonstration [photoprints and original negative, ca. 1940s]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Peoples Drug Stores
Silver gelatin on paper
5 items, 10 x 8", 7 x 5", and 5" x 4"
Prints: Clergyman wearing hat and clerical collar, picketing People's Drugs, carrying sign urging boycott. Two workmen with a ladder are working at a window. Addison Scurlock may have taken the photograph, but the prints are probably by Robert. 3 of 4 prints captioned: "Picketing Peoples Drug Co. for equal employment c [ca.] 1940"; "Picketing 'Peoples Drug', 14th & U Sts. N.W."; and "Picketing 'Peoples' Drug at 14th & 'U' 1940s".
Photonegative: 5" x 4", Agfa film. Stored in box 68. Unscanned. Note: Another 5" x 4" negative shows a woman carrying the same sign in front of Peoples, Negative Box 68.
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History