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Montgomery Sch[ool] Defense Group 1942 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Montgomery Sch[ool] Defense Group 1942 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Subject:
Montgomery School
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:
Group of children standing in line in front of a mocked-up booth. A boy is standing inside the booth at a counter window dressed in a striped hat and jacket. He is handing a piece of paper to a girl at the front of the line. Two children stand either side of the booth. The child on the right is wearing a paper hat and a sash on which is written "Victory"; the child on the left is holding the American flag. There is an "America Calling" WWII poster on the wall. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: "American Legion Mardi Gras 1942 Lincoln Colonade" "5 AFGA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945
Civil defense
War posters
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.89
AC0618.004.0000813.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
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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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