[Phi Beta Sigma -- Alpha Chapter at Howard University : Acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Phi Beta Sigma (fraternity)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 12" x 20"
Banquet camera photographs
Image contains several individual portraits of members of the fraternity. The letters Phi Beta Sigma are illustrated, in addition to a shield, dove and banner again stating the greek letters and the founding date: 1914. On the shield can be seen two hands shaking, books, stars and an ax. Below the shield is written "Alpha Chapter," which identifies the chapter as belonging to Howard University where the fraternity was also founded. Scurlock signature on negative. Manufacturer's mark on film edge: Eastman--Safety--Kodak.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History