Montgomery Sch[ool] Defense Group 1942 [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History