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[Skit at Howard University : cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Subject:
Howard University
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:
1942
1940-1950
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
May Day
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.89
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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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