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Health and Civil Defense Exhibits at Howard U[niversity], Dec[ember] 1963 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Health and Civil Defense Exhibits at Howard U[niversity], Dec[ember] 1963 [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:
1963
December 1963
1960-1970
Summary:
Display boards in gymnasium. One display is titled, "health protection for you your family your community". The boards have the the headings; action, threat, control, problem, assistance, tragedy, elimination and prevention. A second display has posters on gun safety and a third has information on fallout shelters. The poster reads, "Your Government is now stocking public fallout shelters with... food supply...medical kit...radiological kit...sanitation kit...water storage". There are five people viewing the displays. The photograph is taken from the running track on the balcony above. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption and "c/o Mrs. Allen". "KODAK - - SAFETY - - FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Gymnasiums
Posters
Civil defense
Medical care
Fallout shelters
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.109
AC0618.004.0001647.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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