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Frontiers of America Inc. National Convention, July 27-31 1954 Wash. D.C. [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Frontiers of America Inc. National Convention, July 27-31 1954 Wash. D.C. [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Frontiers International
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:
1954
July 27-31, 1954
1950-1960
Notes:
Frontiers of America was renamed Frontiers International in 1962.
Summary:
Posed group of men standing and sitting around two long tables. There are murals painted on the wall behind them. Many of the men are wearing badges, possibly name badges for the convention. No ink on negative. Ink on section of film which is taped to envelope: caption and "Scurlock Photo". Ink on envelope: "July 31, 1954 Frontiers Club Convention Group 31 prints". "KODAK - SAFETY 71" edge imprint. Retouching with New Coccine.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American men
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.104
AC0618.004.0001430.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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