Lillian Cooper birthday party, June [27,] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
June 27, 1957
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History