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[Mary McLeod Bethune, 3/4 bust, wearing dark lace dress and pearl necklace : acetate film photonegative plus one contact print, probably 1930s.]

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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: Silver gelatin on paper print, 7 x 5 in
2 items
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Contact prints
Vignettes
Photographs
Retouching
Date:
1930
1940
probably 1930s
1950-2000
1930-1940
Notes:
From negative Box A. No. 38 on original sleeve.
Prints in box 80.
Summary:
Negative vignetted at bottom. Heavy pencil retouching in face on negative. Ink on negative edge: "30467 Mrs. Mary Bethune". "Defender Safety Base", maker edge marking. Contact print originally filed with negative.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American women
Portraits--African American women
Pencil
Local number:
Freezer box 47
30467 (Scurlock No.)
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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