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[Performance of the opera Pagliacci at Howard University, May 26th, (1942?) : cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Howard University
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
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African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
1942 (?)
The year is assumed to be 1942 from the date Tuesday 26th May.
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
Public speaking
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.89
AC0618.004.0000827.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
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Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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