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[Suburban Gardens amusement park] [acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Suburban Gardens
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 12" x 20"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Panoramas
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Deanwood (northeast Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
1930-1950
1930-1940
Summary:
People at an outdoor fair or amusement park, with rides and food. Image includes signs for: "Ice Cream-Cold Drinks" and the Caterpillar ride. No ink caption. Scurlock signature on negative. No manufacturer's mark on film edge.
Publications:
Reproduced in Picturing the Promise: The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington, p. 21, with caption, "Black Washingtonians enjoy a day at Suburban Gardens, a popular black-owned amusement park in the Northeast neighborhood of Deanwood."
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Carnivals
Amusement parks
Fairs
Local number:
618ns0243804sc.tif (AC Scan)
2008-10249 (SI Neg. No.)
Freezer box xx, Envelope x
New scan required
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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