[Baptism ceremony, ca. 1930-1950 : cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Griffith Stadium (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 3.5" x 4.5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Good; slight discoloration, fingerprints
Procession of baptismal candidates down a set of steps into a pool of water. Five men dressed in black assist in the water. One has his arms raised. Spectators stand to the side of the pool, one is holding a microphone. Probably at Griffith Stadium. No ink on negative. "9 AGFA SUPERPAN PRESS" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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