A.K.A. [Alpha Kappa Alpha] Sorority delegates to Civil Rights Bill, May 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
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 women seated and standing around a table. There are copies of the "Congressional Record" on the table and a written petition. Many of the women wear badge reading, "Leadership Conference on Civil Rights". No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption and "c/o Mrs. Deadmond 4 of ea." "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 5" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History