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Mr. Lifsey presenting automobile, March 29, 1954 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Mr. Lifsey presenting automobile, March 29, 1954 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Lifsey Mr
Mobil Oil Corporation
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:
1954
March 29, 1954
1950-1960
Summary:
Man in overalls and cap standing in front of a car with another man. They are presumably exchanging car keys. To the right is a gas pump with "Mobilgas Special" written on it. Behind is a garage and shop. Sign on the building reads, "[Lu]brication Mobilgas". No ink on negative. "KODAK - SAFETY 45" edge imprint. Retouched with new coccine.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Service stations
Automobiles
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001135.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 - NMAH

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