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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:
Group of women in long white evening gowns standing and sitting on the exterior steps of a building at Howard University. A women in a dress with a floral design is stands behind a lectern speaking into a microphone. Howard University President, Mordecai Johnson, stands beside her. There is a second microphone and stand at the bottom of the steps. Ink on negative: "4". Ink on envelope: caption. "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on 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
Evening gowns
Evening dress
Public speaking
Microphone
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.109
AC0618.004.0001625.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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