"Million Dollar Wedding" [sic] / Peoples Congregational Church / Oct. 15, 1930 Wash. D.C. [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Peoples Congregational Church (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 11" x 20"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Banquet camera photographs
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
October 15, 1930
Group of men and women seated and standing in rows inside the church. Several women are wearing white dresses and veils and are holding bouquets. A group of women are wearing large hats. A group of young girls are dressed in white and are holding bouquets or baskets of flowers. A sign reads, "Liberia Tent 2.99 J.R.G. & J.U." Painted on the back wall is the text, "come before his presence singing" and a wheatsheaf. Ink on negative: caption, "B" and "Scurlok [sic] Photo". No edge imprint. Retouched with New Coccine.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History