[Skit at Howard University : cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
People performing a skit on Howard University campus in the "valley" with a large informal audience. Skit appears to be set during Civil War era, one actor in period military uniform, actors circled by women in long dresses with long flowing sleeves, possibly to be used as a curtain when arms are extended during scene changes. Ink on envelope: "Howard University May Day 1942". "AGFA Safety Film" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History