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[Shoppers in ladies' wear at Fair Department store, ca. 1930s : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Fair (Firm)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 12" x 20"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
Ca. 1930s
1930-1950
1930-1940
Notes:
The Fair department store was located at 820 7th St. N.W. Washington, D.C.
Summary:
Covered rails of clothing running on left and right walls with table displays in the center. There are men and women in the store, some holding garments. Several of the women are wearing fur coats. Two signs on the nearest table display: "Use our convenient 'Lay Away' Plan to select your holiday outfit" and "Come in and select your Thanksgiving outfit we have all the latest styles". The tags on the handing garments read, "The Fair..." Ink on tape on negative: "F". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching on windows. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Department stores
Clothing and dress
Fur garments
Consumers
African Americans
Pencil
Local number:
Box TBN4
AC0618.004.0001797.tif (scan 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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