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Mary Church Terrell #14 : [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"
1 item
Type:
Retouching
Studio portraits
Photographs
Date:
1940
1950
ca 1940-1950
1940-1950
Notes:
Freezer box number XX. Originally in Box A.
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).
Summary:
Formal portrait of Mrs. Terrell, standing in long gown, holding back of chair. Negative edge imprint: "Defender Safety Film." No sitting number. No accompanying contact print. No studio markings on film.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American women
Pencil
Local number:
Freezer box ?
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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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