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Bachelor-Benedict Debutantes 1946 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Ansco
Subject:
Bachelor Benedict Club
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [8" x 10"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1946
1940-1950
Notes:
The Bachelor-Benedict Club is the men's organisation who sponsored these debutante balls.
Summary:
Posed group of men seated and standing in rows. They are dressed in black tie. Behind them is a sign reading, "Bachelor Benedicts" and paintings of cherubs. Ink on negative: caption and "Scurlock Photo". "3 ANSCO SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Men's organizations
African American men
Debutante balls
Evening dress
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.107
AC0618.004.0001464.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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