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Mary Church Terrell No. 15 [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1940-1950]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Terrell, Mary Church 1863-1954
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 10 x 8 in
1 item
Type:
Studio portraits
Photographs
Retouching
Date:
1940
1950
ca 1940-1950
1940-1950
Notes:
Freezer box number XX. Print in Box 81. Originally in Box A.
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Civic activist. Born in Memphis, Tenn. Graduate, Oberlin College, 1884. First black woman to be appointed to the District of Columbia School Board, 1895; charter member of the NAACP. Married to Judge Robert H. Terrell. Autobiography: "A Colored Woman in a White World" (1940).
Excellent. Heavy pencil retouching in face area.
Summary:
Formal portrait in studio, standing, wearing long gown. Negative edge imprint: "Defender Safety Film." No studio markings on film.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
African American women
Pencil
Local number:
Freezer box ?
Scan required
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_224457

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