Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Became dean of women at Howard University, 1922. See: "Lucy Diggs Slowe," Darlene Clark Hine, ed., Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, vol. II (Brooklyn: Carlson Publishing, Inc., 1993).
Portrait of Lucy Slowe, first Dean of Women at Howard University, wearing a long string of pearls and looking slightly down. Slowe was also first president of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. Ink on negative: "21046 Dean Lucy Slowe 12 sq[?]." "EASTMAN--SAFETY--KODAK" edge print. Bottom left corner of negative has been cut off.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History