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Opening of Gulf Coastline service station, Oct[ober] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Opening of Gulf Coastline service station, Oct[ober] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Freemasons
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [4" x 5"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Retouching
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1957
October 1957
1950-1960
Notes:
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Good; fingerprints.
Summary:
Group of men and women standing behind a ribbon on the forecourt of a service station. A man in Masonic regalia is holding a pair of scissors to the ribbon. Sign above door reads, "940 Florida Ave., N.W.". Sign in window reads, "Grand Opening". Bunting is strung between poles on the forecourt. No ink on negative. "KODAK -- SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouched with new coccine.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Service stations
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001134.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_273040

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