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[Posed group of women and girls, one woman wears a crown and sits on a throne : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view [Posed group of women and girls, one woman wears a crown and sits on a throne : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (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
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
[ca. 1930-1940]
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
Group of women standing on exterior steps wearing formal dresses. Two groups of three girls stand at the front. The group to the right hold long bugles. At the top of the steps a woman wearing a crown and holding a bouquet of flowers is seated on a throne with two girls standing next to her. Possibly a May Queen or other pageant event. No ink on negative. No edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American women
African American girls
May Queen
Evening gowns
Thrones
Crowns
African Americans
Local number:
Box TBN9
AC0618.004.0001339.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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