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International Conference of the Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star, Wash. D.C., Aug 18th-21st '35 [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view International Conference of the Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star, Wash. D.C., Aug 18th-21st '35 [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Order of the Eastern Star
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [10" x 20"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1935
August 18-21, 1935
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
Posed group of men and women standing in rows on the exterior steps of a building. One woman is seated in the front row. Most of the women are wearing white dresses. Some people are wearing regalia sashes and pin badges. There are flags and banners hanging behind them, including an American flag and a Eastern Star banner. Ink on negative: caption and "Scurlock Photo". "DEFENDER SAFETY BASE" edge imprint. Pencil retouching on faces and one face pencilled out.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Freemasonry
Fraternal organizations
Regalia
African American freemasonry
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Pencil
Local number:
Box TBN9
AC0618.004.0001332.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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