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[Mary McLeod Bethune sitting, half length, frontal, holding paper, wearing striped suit with corsage : acetate film photonegative plus two enlarged prints, June 1939.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Bethune, Mary McLeod 1875-1955
Physical description:
Negative: Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7 x 5 in
Print, 223517B : Silver gelatin on paper, 7 x 5 in
Print, 223517C : Silver gelatin on paper, 10 x 8 in
3 items
Type:
Photographs
Retouching
Date:
1939
June 1939
1930-1940
Notes:
From negative Box A. Date and no. 23 on original sleeve.
Negative In freezer box 49. Prints in box 26.
Summary:
Pencil retouching in face on negative. Ink on negative edge: "41883 Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune 6 - 5x7 reg." "Defender Safety Base", maker edge marking. Two prints originally filed with negative (neither is a contact print, both enlargements); 5" x 7" has studio stamp on verso with zip code; 8" x 10" has CustomCraft and "Please credit photography by Robert S. Scurlock" stamps on verso.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American women
Pencil
Local number:
Freezer box 49; one print in Box 1.1.B3 also known as Box 26
41883 (Scurlock No.)
2008-4906 (SI Neg.)
618ps0223517-01pw.tif (AC Scan No.)
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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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