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H.U. [Howard University] May Festival, May 1960 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view H.U. [Howard University] May Festival, May 1960 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Howard University
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [4" x 5"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1960
May 1960
1960-1970
Summary:
Group of women in long dresses dancing on the lawn in front of a building at Howard University. Each dancer trails a length of fabric on the ground behind her. A group of women in long white dresses sit on the buildings exterior steps with the skirts of their dresses covering the steps. A group of four men, dressed in military uniform, stand at the top of the stairs holding two flags. Spectators are seated around the roped off 'stage' area. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption. "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
May Day
Dance
African American dancers
African American college students
African American soldiers
Military uniforms
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.109
AC0618.004.0001622.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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