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[Baptism ceremony, probably at Griffith Stadium, ca. 1930-1950 : cellulose acetate photonegative.]

view [Baptism ceremony, probably at Griffith Stadium, ca. 1930-1950 : cellulose acetate photonegative.] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Subject:
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc
Griffith Stadium (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 3.5" x 4.5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1950
Ca. 1930-1950
1930-1950
1930-1940
1940-1950
Summary:
Procession of baptismal candidates up and down a set of steps into a pool of water. Five men dressed in black assist in the water. One of the men has one arm raised and is holding a candidate's hand with the other. Spectators stand to the side of the pool; one is holding a microphone marked 'CBS'. No ink on negative. "8 AGFA SUPERPAN PRESS" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Radio broadcasting
Microphones
Baptism
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001111.tif (AC scan number)
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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