Mr. Arthur Wilmer [#1 of 2] [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1940]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 10 x 8 in
Mr. Wilmer was the proprietor of the Little Harlem or Harlem Cafe at 1851 7th St., N.W.; he applied for a building permit in 1946. Information supplied by Andrea F. Schoenfeld, EHT Traceries, 19 July 2005.
Caption on negative: "49381 Mr. Arthur Wilmer 3 8x10." Bust portrait of man in suit. "Dec. 1" and "Dec. 13" without year written on original envelope. Retouching on face. "Defender Safety Base" edge imprint.
Photograph by Addison N. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History