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Congressman and Mrs. [Arthur W.] Mitchell [#2 of 4] [color negative]

view Congressman and Mrs. [Arthur W.] Mitchell [#2 of 4] [color negative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Mitchell, Parren J
Mitchell, Arthur Wergs 1883-1968
Physical description:
Color transparencies and negatives: Dye on film
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1964
April 17, 1964
1960-1970
Notes:
No Scurlock number. Originally misidentified as Parren J. Mitchell. but Sarah Seidman wrote that this is Arthur Mitchell, not Parren (email to DEH, 7/20/07).
Arthur Wergs Mitchell was the first African American Democrat in Congress.
Summary:
Portrait of Congressman Arthur W. Mitchell and his wife, both wearing blue; two of four very similar negatives.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Portraits--African American couples
Legislators
African American politicians
African Americans
Color negatives
Acetate film
Local number:
AC0618.005.0000007
Box 5.01.1
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Color negatives, Series 5 (Scurlock Studio Records) 1904-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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