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A. Phillip Randolph [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view A. Phillip Randolph [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Subject:
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip) 1889-1979
Davis, John Preston
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Portraits
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1940
N.d
1940-1950
Summary:
A. Philip Randolph seated at a long dining table next to an unidentified woman, with a number of other men also seated at the table. No ink on negative. "7 AGFA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. No Scurlock number. According to Craig Simpson (e-mail message, 13 Nov. 2012), this image was made March 21, 1940 at the Twelth Street YWCA in Washington, DC. From left to right [are] John P. Davis, Elizabeth Katherine Lewis (daughter of John L. Lewis, CIO), A. Phillip Randolph. The event was honoring Randolph. See National Afro-American issue dated March 23, 1940 page 3 entitled "Congress Head Feted in DC" for similar photograph.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African Americans
African American men
Local number:
Box 618.04.94
AC0618.004.0001021.tif (AC scan 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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