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Ethell Drake's party, July [11,] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Ethell Drake's party, July [11,] 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Drake, Ethell
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
July 11, 1957
1950-1960
Summary:
Two women posing behind the bar at an unidentified venue. There is a mirror along the back of the bar which is decorated with text and pictures, including a birthday cake. Text reads, "The Hollywood 20 Club Celebrations [Happy] Birthday party in honor of Ethell Drake Thur. July 11th". A birthday cake and bottles with measuring pourers line the shelf behind the bar. 'Hollywood 20 Club' may be the name of the venue but this has not been confirmed. No ink on negative. "KODAK -- SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Birthday parties
Birthday cakes
Party decorations
African American women
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001148.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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