Goins Music School [Music Arts Studio] Group, Feb. 1960 [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company
Music Arts Studio
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Gregoria Fraser Goins founded the Corda Club in Washington, D.C. and was a piano teacher at the Washington Conservatory of Music and School of Expression. However it is not known if the Goins referred to in this caption is Gregoria Fraser Goins. (Information taken from "New Perspectives on Music: Essays in Honor of Eileen Southern", Review author[s]: Marsha J. Reisser, American Music, 1993, University of Illinois Press).
Good; warping, discoloration, fingerprints.
Location identified March 2012 as Muisc Arts Studio by Ms. Elsie Goins. Boy playing an upright piano. Sign on door reads, "Studio A". No ink on negative, no Scurlock number. Ink on envelope: caption. "KODAK -- SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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