[African American pilot standing in front of airplane wing and wheel : photoprint, ca. 1941-1945.]
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Silver gelatin on fiber-based paper sheet, 10" x 8"
Warm-toned, double-weight print, unsigned, uncaptioned, undated, but appears to be a "vintage" print. Location is probably either Tuskegee airfield or on base in Italy. Full-length portrait, dramatically framed and lighted. With exhibit label: "PORTRAIT OF A FIGHTER PILOT... / AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN AMONG THE BOYS / AS 'GRIPPER DAN'".
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History