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Lillian Cooper birthday party, June [27,] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Cooper, Lillian
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
June 27, 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: "Calypso Carnival" and "[Holly]wood 20 Club Celebrations [Hap]py Birthday party in honor of Lillian C[ooper] Thu June[27th]". Bottles with measuring pourers line the shelf. 'Hollywood 20 Club' may be the name of the venue but this has not been confirmed. No ink on negative, no Scurlock number. "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:
Birthdays
Birthday parties
Birthday cakes
Party decorations
African American women
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001146.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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