Sidney Poitier at Industrial Bank [of Washington], May 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Mitchell, Jesse H. 1881-1954?
Industrial Bank of Washington
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
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Sidney Poitier standing with Bank President Doyle Mitchell and a woman, looking at a framed painting of the Bank's founder and Doyle's father, Jesse H. Mitchell. Plaque under the picture reads, "Jesse H. Mitchell / First President of Industrial Bank of Washington, Aug. 20.1934 to Dec.14.1954 / Chairman of Board of Directors Dec.14 1954 to Mar.5.1955". Ink on negative: "#4" and "2 - 8x10 Glossy". Ink on envelope: caption and "#4 - 2 [permits?] #6 - " #3 - 25 " #5 - 3" #2 - 3" #1 -5 [permits?]". "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 5" edge imprint. Retouching on arms, hands and faces with New Coccine. No Scurlock number.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History