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[Mary Church Terrell as a young woman : black-and-white photoprints, ca. 1920-1930]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Terrell, Mary Church 1863-1954
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper prints, 8 x 5 in., unmounted
3 items : photoprints
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Later prints
Photographs
Studio portraits
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1920
1930
ca 1920-1930
1920-1930
Notes:
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).
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American women
African Americans
Local number:
2008-4920 (SI Neg. No.)
618ps0245774-03pw.tif (AC Scan)
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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