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"Club Prudhom" waiters [ca. 1930-1940] [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view "Club Prudhom" waiters [ca. 1930-1940] [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Club Prudhom
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:
Posed group of men in waiters uniforms standing in a line inside Club Prudhom. Two men are seated on the floor, they are not wearing jackets. One man standing in the center of the line is dressed in black tie, possibly the head waiter. A sign on the wall behind the group reads, "Club Prudhom". Ink on negative: caption and "Scurlock Photo". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching on faces.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American waiters
African American men
Nightclubs
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Pencil
Local number:
Box TBN9
AC0618.004.0001356.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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