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Dr. Anna Cooper [in parlor of 201 T Street, N.W., then the Registrar's Office of Frelinghuysen University : photoprints, ca. 1970 (from 1930s-1940s negative).]

view Dr. Anna Cooper [in parlor of 201 T Street, N.W., then the Registrar's Office of Frelinghuysen University : photoprints, ca. 1970 (from 1930s-1940s negative).] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Printmaker:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Subject:
Douglass, Frederick 1817?-1895
Cooper, Anna J. Dr. 1858-1964
Frelinghuysen University (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 8 x 10 in., unmounted
5 items
Type:
Later prints
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1945
ca 1970 from 1930s-1940s negative
1930-1940
Notes:
Stored in box 1.1.A3 (originally 81).
Summary:
Subject is seated in a wicker chair near a fireplace, a phone, and what appears to be a bust of Frederick Douglass. Later prints by Robert Scurlock, all nearly identical. Varying captions on verso of prints: "Dr. Anna J. Cooper in her study"; "Dr. Anna J. Cooper in her living room in Le Droit Park / late 30s"; "A 178 / Dr. Anna J. Cooper, mid 40s"; "Dr. Anna J. Cooper, educator & community leader". All have studio rubber stamps on the verso (containing zip code 20009), some with phone number.
Topic:
Le Droit Park, Washington, D.C
African American women
Portraits--African American women
Education
Living rooms
Local number:
618ps0230033jp.tif (AC Scan No.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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