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Mrs. Sadie Coward (daughter's birthday party), March 16, 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Mrs. Sadie Coward (daughter's birthday party), March 16, 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Coward, Sadie
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
March 16, 1957
1950-1960
Summary:
Young girl in white party dress standing on a chair posing cutting a birthday cake on a table. Other children are seated and standing around a U-shaped table arrangement behind. A woman is seated to the left side. Sign above the door reads, "Burville Unit Play-Center". There are balloons hanging from the ceiling. 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
Topic:
Birthday parties
Birthday cakes
African American children
Party decorations
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001144.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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