A. Phillip Randolph [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip) 1889-1979
Davis, John Preston
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History