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Lucy Hawkin's birthday party, May [30,] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Lucy Hawkin's birthday party, May [30,] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Hawkin, Lucy
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1957
May 30, 1957
1950-1960
Summary:
Woman posing cutting a birthday cake which is on a shelf behind the bar at an unidentified venue. There is a mirror along the back of the bar, decorated with text and pictures, including a birthday cake. Text reads, "Calypso Carnival" and "The Hollywood 20 Club Celebrations Happy Birthday party in honor of 'Lucy' Thur, May 30th". There are cards fixed to the mirror and bottles with measuring pourers line the shelf. 'Hollywood 20 Club' may be the name of the venue but this has not been confirmed. Ink on negative: "2". "KODAK -- SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Birthday parties
Birthday cakes
Birthday cards
Party decorations
African American women
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001143.tif (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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