Alpha Phi Alpha Men Chapter (group and plaque presentation to Dr. Callis), March 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company
Callis, Henry Arthur 1887-1974
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History