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Mr. Monroe's group of children in Clean Up Drive [ca. 1930s : cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Mr. Monroe's group of children in Clean Up Drive [ca. 1930s : cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Monroe Mr
Junior Neighborhood Improvement Club
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:
1930
1940
Ca. 1930s
1930-1940
Summary:
Man and woman standing with group of children at the curbside. They are holding signs reading, "Junior Neighborhood Improvement Club," "Keep off, give the grass a chance," "We want a [?] block," "Cleanliness is next to Godliness," "Don't throw trash in the street," "I promise if I am not willing to aid I will not try to hinder this effort,""We pro[mise] to respect others' rights." "Be a good neighbor. Join us in this effort 100%," "Are you with us 100%" "Sweep your side walk daily," "Help to keep the street clean.. health..." "Old man trash is on the run," and "Trash public enemy #1 / Pick him up on sight." Ink on negative. "DEFENDER SAFETY BASE" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American children
Street cleaning
Street cleaners
Refuse and refuse disposal
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.102
AC0618.004.0001396.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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