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Therrell Smith's Dance Students, June 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Ansco
Subject:
Therrell Smith School of Dancing (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1964
June 1964
1960-1970
Summary:
Posed group of girls in dance costumes. They wear ballet shoes, spotted leotards, headdresses and tutus. Four of the girls kneel on one knee whilst the rest stand behind. There are two dance bars on the wall behind and a large mirror at the end of the room. Ink on negative: "4" ands "3". Ink on envelope: caption and "1 - 8x10 DW Proof". "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 8" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American dancers
African American girls
Dance schools
Dance costume
Tutus (Ballet skirts)
Ballet
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.111
AC0618.004.0001768.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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