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Johnson's Sandwich Shop [group portrait]: [acetate film photonegative]

view Johnson's Sandwich Shop [group portrait]: [acetate film photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Johnson's Sandwich Shop (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1950
1940-1960
1930-1960
1940-1970
1950-1960
Notes:
"Johnson / Nov 16" on original glassine sleeve, discarded.
Summary:
Ink on negative: "J Mr. W. J. Johnson 3 - 8X10 sp". Group portrait of employees and owners of sandwich shop. Signage above shop window is drawing of a crab. "Defender Safety Film" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Publications:
Reproduced in Deborah Willis, Black: A Celebration of a Culture, Irvington, N.Y.: Hylas, 2004, p. 90
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc
African American business enterprises
Portraits, Group
Signs and signboards
Crabs
Local number:
Box 618.04.88
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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