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[Posed group inside a church, including member of the Improved, Benevolent, Protective, Order of Elks of the World : acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Improved, Benevolent, Protective Order of Elks of the World
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 11" x 20"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Panoramas
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
[ca. 1930-1940]
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
Group of men and women inside an unidentified church. Group of women stand at the back in white dresses and behind them are men in black suits. Several members of the Improved, Benevolent, Protective, Order of Elks area seated at the front in their regalia. There is a sign to the right which reads, "Welcome...E.W" and has a drawing of an elk on it. Members of the congregation sit at the front facing away from the camera. No ink on negative. No edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Regalia
Fraternal organizations
African American churches
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Local number:
TBN7
618ns0241663sc.tif (AC Scan)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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