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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
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1960
May 1960
1960-1970
Summary:
Man and woman walking down the exterior steps of a building at Howard University. The woman is wearing a white dress, gloves and holding a bouquet of flowers, whilst the man is dressed in white jacket and black pants and bow-tie. Two women stand at the top of the stairs and four men in military dress stand behind them. There are American flags lining the side of the staircase. Ink on negative: "5". Ink on envelope: caption. "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on hands, arms and faces with New Coccine.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
May Day
African American college students
Military uniforms
Evening gowns
Evening dress
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.109
AC0618.004.0001624.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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