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[Addison Scurlock with Sons: black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1950.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Ralph J. Bunche: Statesman, Activist, Peacemaker (Exhibition, 2005 : Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 8" x 10"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1950
ca 1950
1940-1950
Summary:
Verso contains text: "Copyright Scurlock Studio Wash. D.C. 20009." Verso also contains handwritten note: "Addison Scurlock w/ sons Robert and George, c 1950." Original caption in exhibition: "All of the photographs in this case were taken by the Scurlock photographers. Addison Scurlock (1883-1964), began working as a photographer in 1904 and established his own photographic studio in Washington, D.C., in 1911. He took pictures all over the city, especially of the Black communities, and became the official photographer for Howard University. His sons, Robert and George, joined his business as young men and kept the business going until the 1990's. The National Museum of American History acquired their extraordinary collection in 1997." (Caption by Fath Ruffins.)
Topic:
Statesmen
Human rights workers
Diplomats
African American diplomats
Local number:
AC0618.XXX.0000005.tif (AC Scan, Front)
AC0618.XXX.0000006.tif (AC Scan, Verso)
Box 18 (also known as Box 1.1.A10), Folder 12
2008-4942 (OIPP No.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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