Johnson's Sandwich Shop [interior view] [acetate film photonegative]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Johnson's Sandwich Shop (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
"Johnson / Nov 16" on original glassine sleeve, discarded.
Ink on negative: "J Mr. W. J. Johnson 3 - 8X10 sp." Interior view of restaurant showing menus, signs (including sign about Christmas closing), food on shelves, counter with stools, booths, cash register. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson [?] are posing in background. "5 Agfa Safety Film" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Reproduced in Deborah Willis, Black: A Celebration of a Culture, Irvington, N.Y.: Hylas, 2004, p. 92. Not identified in caption
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc
African American business enterprises
618nl0026176-01bp.tif (AC Scan to be compared and/or deleted)