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Howard U[niversity] College of Dentistry Scenes, Feb[ruary] 1963 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Bacchus, Dortha
Gunn, Herbert H Jr
Johnson, Margaret E
Gamble, Jessie D
Jackson, Beatrice G
Tuckson, Coleman Reed Dr
Howard University College of Dentistry
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1963
February 1963
1960-1970
Summary:
Office with four women seated at desks. Three women are writing, whilst the fourth is using a telephone. Two men stand at either side of a desk. There are filling cabinets along the wall and typewriters and calculators on the desks. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption. "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
The scene is the Howard School of Dentistry's Dean's office. From left to right it includes: Beatrice G. Jackson, Ms. Jessie D. Gamble (at the telephone), Ms. Margaret E. Johnson (at the center, facing the camera), Mr. Herbert H. Gunn, Jr., Dr. Coleman Reed Tuckson (associate dean of the Dental School, smiling), and Ms. Dortha Bacchus (in the foreground, in front of the men). Identifications by Nia Tuckson, 5/14/2009.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Dentistry
Dentists
Offices
Secretaries
African American dentists
Typewriters
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.108
AC0618.004.0001554.tif (AC 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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