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Metropolitan Baptist Church Health Unit [ca. 1930-1940] [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view Metropolitan Baptist Church Health Unit [ca. 1930-1940] [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Metropolitan Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.) Health Unit
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
[n.d.]
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
Posed group of women and one man in two rows in front of the Metropolitan Baptist Church. The front row is seated, whilst the back row stands. The women are dressed in medical service uniform of white dresses, hats and shoes. Most of the women are holding a rolled piece of paper, presumably a diploma. The man stands in the center of the back row dressed in a suit. The plaque on the wall behind reads, "Metropolitan Baptist Church. Sunday Services Preaching 11 A.M. Sabbath School 9 A.M. B.Y.P.U. Society every Sunday 6 P.M. All Welcome. Rev. E.C. Smith... Pastor. 1343 T St. N.W." Ink on negative: caption and "Scurlock Photo". No edge imprint, no Scurlock number. Pencil retouching on faces.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Churches
African American women
African American nurses
African American churches
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Pencil
Local number:
Box TBN9
AC0618.004.0001353.tif (scan 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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