Mr. Monroe's group of children in Clean Up Drive [ca. 1930s : cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Junior Neighborhood Improvement Club
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 8" x 10"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History