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[Phi Beta Sigma -- Alpha Chapter at Howard University : Acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Howard University
Phi Beta Sigma (fraternity)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 12" x 20"
1 item
Type:
Panoramas
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
1930-1950
1930-1940
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Portraits, Group--African Americans
Greek letter societies
African American college students
Local number:
618ns0243769pg.tif (AC scan)
Freezer box xx, Envelope x
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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