[Mary McLeod Bethune, 3/4 bust, wearing dark lace dress and pearl necklace : acetate film photonegative plus one contact print, probably 1930s.]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Bethune, Mary McLeod 1875-1955
Negative: Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7 x 5 in
Print: Silver gelatin on paper print, 7 x 5 in
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
From negative Box A. No. 38 on original sleeve.
Prints in box 80.
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History