Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Couples dancing in costume during Omega Mardi Gras, sponsored by Howard University's Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. One couple is in rabbit costumes. "KODAK SAFETY - 460 " edge imprint. No Ink on negative. No Scurlock Number.
D.C. Morrison saw this image reproduced on Facebook, and identified the couple in rabbit costumes as his aunt and uncle. "The couple in the rabbit outfits are my aunt and uncle! BG Alonzo Ferguson, USAF Ret. (Deceased) Alpha Chap Fall '50 and his then fiancé Frances Thorne. He was commissioned from HU's AFROTC program [and] was a fighter pilot, flew missions in Korea and RVN. Picture is c. 1950, probably '51." (Nov. 6, 2013, https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=549706335116606&set=a.409342452486329.99627.409274312493143&type=1&theater.)
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History