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Afro American Boy Group 1933 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Afro American Boy Group 1933 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Y.M.C.A
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.)
Date:
1933
1930-1940
Summary:
Posed group of boys with two girls and six men standing in rows on the exterior steps of the Tweflth Street Branch of the Y.M.C.A. Several of the group are holding signs which read, "We are Jim's Buddies", "Here come the business men of the future" and "We are 'Afro' sales boys". Ink on negative: caption. "Defender sa]EFTY BAS[e]" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American boys
African American businesspeople
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.99
AC0618.004.0001375.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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