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Underdown Family Delicatessen circa 1904 / Mr. & Mrs. Underdown w/two employees--14th & S St. N.W. [caption on one print], [Washington, D.C.] [Photoprints, ca. 1904.]

view Underdown Family Delicatessen circa 1904 / Mr. & Mrs. Underdown w/two employees--14th & S St. N.W. [caption on one print], [Washington, D.C.] [Photoprints, ca. 1904.] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Printer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Subject:
Underdown family (fl. ca. 1904)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on resin-coated paper, 8" x 10"
8 items: photoprints
Type:
Photographs
Later prints
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1904
1970
ca 1904
1900-1910
Notes:
"A," the copy used for scanning, has the number 40 in red ink, circled in upper left corner, verso. Print B bears a "Post-It" note with remarks about prior reproduction; also pencil notations.
Summary:
Posthumous prints, probably made by Robert Scurlock, ca. 1970s. Exterior view of establishment with four people standing in open doorway; produce and other food items displayed outside. Some have studio stamp and complete ink caption on verso, others do not. Print quality varies.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Delicatessens
African American business enterprises
Local number:
618ps0229579-01cp.tif (AC scan no.)
Box 1.1.A2
SI Neg No. 2008-2149
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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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