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[Daddy Grace and a group of men, women and children inside a House of Prayer for All People : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Grace, Daddy 1882?-1960
United House of Prayer for All People
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
1940
[ca. 1930-1940]
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
Interior of a 'house of prayer' under the United House of Prayer for All People. Founder Bishop Charles Emmanuel "Sweet Daddy" Grace is seated at the front of the image. The women and girls wear white dresses, the men are dressed in white or black tie. A wall hanging at the back is decorated with a cross, a star and a crescent moon and star and reads, "The House of Prayer - For All People - Bishop C. M. Grace, Founder -". An upper gallery on each side is decorated with welcome sign sand American flags. Ink on negative: "F". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching on Daddy Grace's face.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American churches
African American clergy
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Pencil
Local number:
Box TBN5
AC0618.004.0001288.tif (scan number)
SI Neg. No. 2008-2109
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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