Dr. Carter G. Woodson "informal poses" #60 (dated Feb. 1948) [sic] [acetate film photonegative], 1948
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Woodson, Carter G (Carter Godwin) Dr. 1875-1950
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 5" x 4"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Excellent; no degradation evident.
No ink on negative. Dr. Carter posing in library holding an open book and with his foot on a step-stool. "Ansco Safety Film" edge imprint. Notes on original envelope: "informal poses #60 (dated Feb. 1948)." Notation on envelope: "Print". Unnumbered.
Reproduced in Richard Mertens, "The coal miner who became the father of black history," University of Chicago Magazine, May-June 2008 (Vol. 100, No. 5), pp. 46-47
Photograph attributed to Robert S. Scurlock, 1948. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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