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V[ermon]t Ave. Choir Chorus, May 1952 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view V[ermon]t Ave. Choir Chorus, May 1952 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Vermont Avenue Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [8" x 10"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Retouching
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1952
May 1952
1950-1960
Summary:
Posed group of men and women in evening dress standing in rows in the main body of the church. Three people are seated in the balcony to the right. Photograph taken from the balcony. Ink on negative: "Vt Ave. Choir (Mrs. Smith [?]) May 1952". Ink on envelope: caption and "c/o Mrs. Smith" and "2 - 8 x 1- d.w. of ea". "KODAK SAFETY 139" edge imprint. Retouching with New Coccine.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American churches
African American singers
Choirs (Music)
Evening dress
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.104
AC0618.004.0001423.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock 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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