[Suburban Gardens amusement park] [acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 12" x 20"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Banquet camera photographs
Deanwood (northeast Washington, D.C.)
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.
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."
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History