[Mary Church Terrell as a young woman : black-and-white photoprints, ca. 1920-1930]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Terrell, Mary Church 1863-1954
Silver gelatin on paper prints, 8 x 5 in., unmounted
3 items : photoprints
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Prints in Box 1.1.A4.
Civic activist. Born in Memphis, Tenn. Graduate, Oberlin College, 1884. First black woman to be appointed to the District of Columbia School Board, 1895; charter member of the NAACP. Married to Judge Robert H. Terrell. Autobiography: "A Colored Woman in a White World" (1940).
Formal portrait in studio; subject wearing high-necked dress with fringe on sleeves. Print A is on fiber-base paper, prints B and C on resin-coated paper. All trimmed without borders.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History