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[Alain Leroy Locke: portrait in doctoral cap and gown : photoprint, exhibition-quality enlargement, ca. 1918.]

view [Alain Leroy Locke: portrait in doctoral cap and gown : photoprint, exhibition-quality enlargement, ca. 1918.] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Locke, Alain Leroy 1886-1954
Howard University
Physical description:
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1918
ca 1918
1910-1920
1960-1980
Notes:
Corcoran catalog checklist gives "ca. 1919" date, but Locke received his Harvard degree in 1918.
African American philosopher and educator, "...the architect of the New Negro Movement and the Harlem Renaissance." (Howard University Libraries website, http://138.238.41.254/lcke.htm). Born in Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1886. Entered Harvard College, 1904; Rhodes Scholar, 1907, at Hertford College, Oxford U., 1907-1910; Univ. of Berlin, 1910-1911; Ph.D. in philosophy, Harvard, 1918. Head, Dept. of Philosophy, Howard U., 1921-1953.
Not a vintage print. Probably made later, ca. 1950s-1960s.
Summary:
Enlarged print, framed: Cat. No. 1998.0011.058, approx. 14" x 11".
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Professors
Academic costume
Harlem Renaissance
Local number:
SI Neg. No. 2008-2117
618ps0226899-01pm.tif (AC Scan)
Unframed print in Box 27
1998-0011-058.tif (AC scan files)
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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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