Miss Childress Portrait unveiling, June 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Johnson, Mordecai W (Mordecai Wyatt) 1890-1976
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 and women standing either side of a framed portrait of Miss Childress. The man to the right of the painting is former Howard University President, Mordecai Johnson. There are elevator doors, a notice board and a banner on the wall behind them which reads, "...50th 1964". Ink on negative: "3" and two lines. Ink on envelope: caption. "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 10" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History