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Marshall Murray [photoprint]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Murray, Marshall
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 10" x 8", unmounted
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1940
1950
1930-1960
1950-1960
Summary:
Subject stands on sidewalk, holding cigarette, with Dunbar Theater marquee behind him. Studio stamp and caption in pencil on verso: "Marshall Murray, owner & operator of / the Dunbar Theater, 7th & T St., N.W. / only black owned cinema, featured Western / films".
Publications:
Reproduced in Deborah Willis, Black: A Celebration of a Culture, Irvington, N.Y.: Hylas, 2004, p. 56. Subject not identified in book caption
Topic:
African American business enterprises
Portraits
African Americans
Local number:
618ps0227936-01pm.tif (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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