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[Performance of the opera Pagliacci at Howard University, May 26th, (1942?) : 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
1942 (?)
1940-1950
Notes:
The year is assumed to be 1942 from the date Tuesday 26th May.
Summary:
Two advertising signs on the lawn in front of Howard University detailing events. A group of men and women are walking on the path beside the lawn. The signs read: "H.U. Opera Committee presents 'Pagliacci' opera in 2 acts by Leoncavallo. Campus - Tuesday - May 26 - 8:30pm. Tickets $1.10 - $.55 - $.30. See Asst Treasurer - Douglass Hall DUP.6100-EX.203" and "Town - Hall comes to Howard! G.V. Denny President Town Hall Inc. Nation-wide N.B.C. Broadcast of Debate in chapel - Thurs. May 28 - 9pm. Subject: Is there a basis for spiritual unity in the world today? Speakers: Affirmative: Pres. M. W. Johnson Prof. Dowey (?) Willerson(?) Negative: Dr. Alan Locke Prof. Leon Ransom. Get free tickets in Secretary's Office". No ink on negative. Ink on box: "Town Hall groups, Opera, Dental Banquet, President's Reception" "7 AGFA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Opera
Public speaking
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.89
AC0618.004.0000827.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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