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[Young women at outdoor sports event, probably football game at Griffith Stadium : black-and-white photoprint, probably ca. 1920-1930, print ca. 1970.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Dowling, Elise
Griffith Stadium (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 11" x 14"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Later prints
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1920
1970
probably ca 1920-1930, print ca 1970
1920-1930
1940-1960
Notes:
In Box 31.
Summary:
Formerly called "flappers." Posthumous print, on double-weight, warm-toned paper: probably made by Robert Scurlock in the 1960s-1970s from a 1920s negative. Six African American women (Howard University students) in audience, sitting in stadium watching game, men shown sitting behind them. All but one of the women wear cloche hats. The woman on the extreme right was identified as Elise Dowling in the exhibition cited below.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Hats
Women's hats
Cloche hats
Sports
Flappers
African American women
Portraits, Group
Local number:
618ps0229578-01jp.tif (AC scan no.)
2008-2139 (SI Neg. No.)
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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