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Blue Ribbon Buses [staff, ca. 1934 : cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Blue Ribbon Motor Coach Co
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 8" x 10"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1934
Ca. 1934
1930-1940
Notes:
The Temple Luncheonette and Drug Co. Inc. building was on the corner of 10st and U streets.
Summary:
Posed line of Blue Ribbon Motor Coach Co. staff. Each staff member is holding a notice with their name and organisational position, reading from left to right: "Messenger Boys", "Miss Elizabeth Miller Asst. Secretary", "Mr. Turner Agent North East", "Miss. Jackson Agent North West", "Mr. J. M. Miller Owner & Operator", Mrs. Mary E. Miller Treasure [sic]", "Mr. Grooms Agent Southwest and Southeast" and "Miss Acordia Miller Secretary". The Temple Luncheonette and Drug Co. Inc. is across the street. Ink on negative: caption. "DEFENDER SAFETY BASE" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Messengers
Sales personnel
Buses
African American businesspeople
Drugstores
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.99
AC0618.004.0001374.tif (scan 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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