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Annual Baptism by Elder Michaux & Church of God -- at the Griffith Stadium [photoprint], ca. 1930-1950

view Annual Baptism by Elder Michaux & Church of God -- at the Griffith Stadium [photoprint], ca. 1930-1950 digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Printmaker:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Subject:
Michaux, Solomon Lightfoot Elder
WJSV (Radio station)
Griffith Stadium (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on resin-coated paper, 8" x 10"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Later prints
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1950
ca 1930-1950
1930-1950
1930-1960
Notes:
Caption in ink on verso, with studio rubber stamp.
Summary:
Print probably made from original negative by Robert S. Scurlock, ca. 1970s. Baptismal candidates in white robes are being led into the water while several spectators watch. A young white man holding a WJSV microphone is visible at the right side of the image. Stadium lights are visible in the background.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Radio broadcasting
Baptism
Portraits, Group
Water
Microphones
African Americans
Local number:
618ps229805jp.tif (AC Scan No.)
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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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