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First Communion Class St. Cyprian Church, May 18 '30 [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view First Communion Class St. Cyprian Church, May 18 '30 [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
St Cyprian Church (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [12" x 20"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
May 18, 1930
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
Posed group of young boys and girls standing in rows on exterior steps with two nuns. The girls are wearing white dresses and short veils, the boys are in suits with knickers. The children are holding their hands together in prayer. Ink on negative: caption and "Scurlock Photo". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching on faces.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
First communion
African American children
African American nuns
Portraits, Group--African Americans
African Americans
Pencil
Local number:
Box TBN4
AC0618.004.0001252.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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