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Mary Church Terrell [photoprint, ca. 1940-1950]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Terrell, Mary Church 1863-1954
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper print, 10 x 8 in
1 item
Type:
Studio portraits
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1940
1950
ca 1940-1950
Notes:
Print in Box 5.
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 in studio, wearing long gown.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American women
African Americans
Local number:
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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