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[Billie Holiday and U Street imagery (photomontage) : silver gelatin photoprint, ca. 1940s.]

view [Billie Holiday and U Street imagery (photomontage) : silver gelatin photoprint, ca. 1940s.] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959
Physical description:
Silver gelatin photograph on paper, 11 x 14 in., unmounted
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Photomontages
Manipulated photographs
Place:
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1940
1950
ca 1940s
1930-1940
1930-1950
1950-1960
1900-1950
19th-20th century
1940-1950
Notes:
In Box 1.1.B8.
Summary:
Singer is shown at microphone near upper left of image. At the bottom is a U Street (N.W.) night view with automobiles, a trolley, and tracks down the street. Signs include Joe Hurd's Bar & Grill, Strike Rite Bowling, Little Harlem, and Harrison's Cafe.
Topic:
African American singers
Singers
Portraits
Musicians
African Americans
Local number:
618ps0239051-01ms.tif (AC Scan No.)
2008-4926 (SI Neg. 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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