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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 four girls dressed as belly dancers with paisley patterned wide pants and cropped tops. They stand on one leg with the other bent and raised. One arm is lifted in front with the palm to the ceiling whilst the other is held behind with the palm to the floor. There are two dance bars on the wall behind them. Ink on negative: "10" and "1". Ink on envelope: caption and "1 - 8x10 DW Proof". "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 10" 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
Belly dancers
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.111
AC0618.004.0001774.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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