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Y.M.C.A. Campaign Group 1943 [large group in front of building : cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Y.M.C.A. Campaign Group 1943 [large group in front of building : 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:
1943
1940-1950
Summary:
Posed group of men and women on the exterior steps of the 12th Y.M.C.A. Banner strung above the door reads, "12th ST. Y.M.C.A. Membership Campaign. A call to service. Apr. 12th Apr. 22nd. Rev. E. C. Smith. General Chairman. Join the Y.M.C.A. Goal 900 Members. Goal $4,000. Cash". The front row is seated and all but three are holding a sign with a team number and captain's name. There are also two signs reading, "Division 'A' Dr. Victor J. Tulane Manager Joseph L. Bryant Asso. Manager" and "Division 'B' Atty. B. V. Lawson Manager Rev. J. L. Henry Asso. Manager". There are two trophies on the ground in the middle of the front row. Ink on negative: caption. "DEFENDER SAFETY" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American men
African American women
Fund raising
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.103
AC0618.004.0001408.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock 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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