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[Protest march / "Negroes are barred..."] [acetate photonegative.]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Subject:
Lincoln Theatre Washington (D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1940
1930-1940
Summary:
A group of men (four visible, another hidden), all wearing hats and overcoats, at a protest concerning the barring of African Americans in Washington, D.C. theaters, possibly at the opening to the film "Gone with the Wind." Portion of sign visible at left: "[N]egroes [are] barred [from] Theatres in the [Nation's] Capital." "Agfa Superan Press" edge imprint. No ink on negative, no Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Motion picture theaters
Segregation
Civil rights
Picketing
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.004.0000390.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.04.75
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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