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"Million Dollar Wedding" [sic] / Peoples Congregational Church / Oct. 15, 1930 Wash. D.C. [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view "Million Dollar Wedding" [sic] / Peoples Congregational Church / Oct. 15, 1930 Wash. D.C. [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Peoples Congregational Church (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 11" x 20"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Retouching
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
October 15, 1930
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American churches
African American weddings
Weddings
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Local number:
Box TBN4
AC0618.004.0001266.tif (AC 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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