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Alpha Phi Alpha Men Chapter (group and plaque presentation to Dr. Callis), March 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Alpha Phi Alpha Men Chapter (group and plaque presentation to Dr. Callis), March 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Callis, Henry Arthur 1887-1974
Howard University
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
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:
1930
1960
March 1964
1960-1970
Summary:
Group of men seated and standing around two men who are presenting a plaque to another man. The plaque reads, "The 50th Anniversary Convention of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. presents the Award of Recognition to Brother Henry A. Callis, Past General Officer, in grateful appreciation of his loyal and undying support of the program of Alpha Phi Alpha over the years..." There is a framed painting of a man on the wall and a coffee with books and a potted plant on it in front of the couch. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption and "3 glossy of ea." "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:
Plaques
African American physicians
African American men
African American Greek letter societies
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.110
AC0618.004.0001704.tif (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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