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Paintings

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Container:
Box 177, Folder 28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
1920-1930
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 2: Collectors Files / 2.1: Collectors / Blumenthal, George
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Fisher, Edward F. and Fred J.

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Container:
Box 184, Folder 34
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1925
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 2: Collectors Files / 2.1: Collectors
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref13298

Eddie Cantor

Artist:
Edward Jean Steichen, 27 Mar 1879 - 25 Mar 1973  Search this
Sitter:
Eddie Cantor, Sept 1892 - 10 Oct 1964  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 24.2 x 19.6cm (9 1/2 x 7 11/16")
Sheet: 25.2 x 20.2cm (9 15/16 x 7 15/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\California\Placer\California
Date:
c. 1931
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Male  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2000.18
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Estate of Edward Steichen / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2000.18

Rudy Vallee

Artist:
Edward Jean Steichen, 27 Mar 1879 - 25 Mar 1973  Search this
Sitter:
Rudy Vallee, 28 Jul 1901 - 3 Jul 1986  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 19.3 x 24.2 cm (7 5/8 x 9 1/2")
Sheet: 20.1 x 25.3 cm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16")
Mat (Vertical): 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1929
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Studio  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Violin  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Bass  Search this
Rudy Vallee: Male  Search this
Rudy Vallee: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Rudy Vallee: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Rudy Vallee: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.92.54
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Estate of Edward Steichen / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.92.54

"Always lead with your chin" - Husky daughter of Dr. St. Louis Estes gets a Lesson in the "Gentle Art" from her father. [Photonegative]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Estes, Dr. (St. Louis)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Scope and Contents:
Boy and girl wearing swimsuits (?) and boxing gloves. Caption: "Los Angeles, California - Five year old Suzanne Estes, husky daughter of Dr. St. Louis Estes, noted exponent of raw foods, has developed remarkable prowess with the gloves and boxes daily with her brother--and holds her own, too. Her father attributes her prowess to the result of a program of back-to-nature and raw food living which he advocates. Photo shows: Dr. Estes instructing his daughter, Suzanne, in the art of fisticuffs. St. Louis III is an interested spectator".
Local Numbers:
RSN 18514

AC0143-0018514 (AC scan)

Video number 27599
General:
Company catalog card included.
Similar to RSN 18509.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
U&U caption in file box: 1999-A309.
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Boxing -- California  Search this
Children -- California  Search this
Recreation -- California  Search this
Sports -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 18413-18537
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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World's highest dam completed - 376 foot high Pacoima dam in California took 4 years to build and cost {dollar}2,500,000 [photonegative]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Scope and Contents:
Caption: "San Fernando, Cal. - Photo shows: A closeup of the huge 30-inch outlook valve with which the impounded waters are controlled in the new Pacoima Dam which has just been completed at a cost of {dollar}2,500,000. It was built by Los Angeles county as a part of its water conservation program and drains 25 sq. miles in the Sierra Madre Mts. It is 660 feet long at the top and 100 feet thick at the bottom. It has a maximum stress of 600 pounds to the square inch."
Local Numbers:
RSN 18575

AC0143-0018575 (AC scan)

Video number 27607
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
U&U caption in file box: 2028-A309.
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Machinery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Nitrate film
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 18538-18639
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref14993

Novel race held at Annual Los Angeles Snow Carnival -- Contest starts on toboggans in mountain slopes and ends in semi-tropical hot springs pool. [Non-stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
California
Los Angeles County (California)
Scope and Contents:
Caption: "Los Angeles, California -- Starting on toboggans from the mountain slopes of Los Angeles County Park and terminating with a dip into the semi-tropical pool at Arrowhead Hot Springs, youthful Los Angeles couples staged a unique race. An hour and four minutes after they had left the snowy mountains, the winners were stripping off furry garments underneath which they wore bathing suits, and were plunging into the warm pool in the valley below. The unusual contest was part of the program of winter sports at the annual snow carnival of the L.A. Junior Chamber of Commerce. Photo shows: The start of the race -- left to right-- Miss Joyzelle Joynier and Chris Christensen, the winners; Miss Jean Boring and Dr. Alex Linck, and Manuella Sarsabal with Hudson Drake. Adolff Dorr, at the right, served as starter."
Local Numbers:
RSN 18606

AC0143-0018606 (AC scan)

Video number 27613
General:
Company catalog card included.
U&U caption in file box: 2040-A309.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Competitions -- California  Search this
Recreation -- California  Search this
Snow -- California  Search this
Sports -- California  Search this
toboggans -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Nitrate film
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 18538-18639
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref15023

[Mary Church Terrell as a young woman : black-and-white photoprints]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954  Search this
Series Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (photoprints)
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Studio portraits
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
[ca. 1920-1930]
Scope and Contents:
Formal portrait in studio; subject wearing high-necked dress with fringe on sleeves. Print A is on fiber-base paper, prints B and C on resin-coated paper. All trimmed without borders.
Biographical / Historical:
Civic activist. Born in Memphis, Tenn. Graduate, Oberlin College, 1884. First black woman to be appointed to the District of Columbia School Board, 1895; charter member of the NAACP. Married to Judge Robert H. Terrell. Autobiography: "A Colored Woman in a White World" (1940).
General:
Prints in Box 1.1.A4.
Exhibitions Note:
Reproduction print exhibited in "The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise," NMAAHC Gallery, NMAH, January 30 - November 15, 2009; image reproduced in exhibit's companion book.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Series Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- Later prints
Studio portraits
Series Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 1: Black and White Photographs
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 1: Black and White Photographs / 1.1: Clients Black and White Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s01-ref7884

Dr. Charles S. Johnson [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 5" X 4")
Container:
Box 318
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
undated
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 23566
Ink on negative: "Dr. Chas A [?] Johnson 2nd choice." Portrait of Charles Spurgeon Johnson. "EASTMAN-SAFETY-KODAK 84" edge imprint.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- African American men
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: J - Juvanovech
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref37716

Prof[essor] K[elly] Miller [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Howard University  Search this
Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, [possibly nitrate] 10" x 8".)
Container:
Box 316
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
undated
1911-1922
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 12948
Posed studio portrait of Miller in morning suit with his hand resting on the back of a chair. Ink on negative: "12948 Prof K. Miller - 1 - B & W - 8 x 10". Ink on envelope: "Kelly Miller standing". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching of face and hands.
Biographical / Historical:
Miller was Head, Dept. of Education, College of Liberal Arts, and Dean of the Graduate School, Howard University.
Exhibitions Note:
Reproduction print exhibited in "The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise," NMAAHC Gallery, NMAH, January 30 - November 15, 2009; image reproduced in exhibit's companion book.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits -- African American men -- 1910-1920  Search this
Portraits -- African American men -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film.
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: M - Mysich
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref48759

Cong. Arthur W Mitchell (dated 1924), #98 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Mitchell, Arthur Wergs, 1883-1968  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7 x 5".)
Container:
Box 312
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Portraits
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1924 January 14
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 17150
Ink on negative: "Mr. A.W. Mitchell 5 sepia 1-B&W" and "Mitchell". Bust portrait of A.W. Mitchell. No edge imprint.
Biographical / Historical:
Arthur Wergs Mitchell was the first African American Democrat in Congress.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American politicians  Search this
Legislators -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Portraits -- African American men
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: M - Mysich
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref49195

Alva Wills [cellulose acetate (or nitrate?) photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Wills, Alva  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate (or nitrate?) film sheet, 4" x 6".)
Container:
Box 318
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
undated
1922 - 1927
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 20640
Portrait of Miss Alva Wills. Two variant images or poses on one sheet. Ink on negative: "20640 - Alva Wills 3 - 3 x 4". No edge imprint.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits -- African American women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: W - Wynter
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref76857

Prof[essor] K[elly] Miller [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Howard University  Search this
Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, [possibly nitrate] 10" x 8".)
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1911-1922
Scope and Contents:
Posed portrait of Miller in morning suit seated in a wicker chair. Ink on negative: "12948 Prof K. Miller . Ink on envelope: "Kelly Miller in chair". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching of face.
Biographical / Historical:
Miller was Head, Dept. of Education, College of Liberal Arts, and Dean of the Graduate School, Howard University.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits -- African American men -- 1910-1920  Search this
Portraits -- African American men -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film.
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: M - Mysich / Prof[essor] K[elly] Miller [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref82704

Congressman Arthur W. Mitchell [acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Mitchell, Arthur Wergs, 1883-1968  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 42
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1928-1930
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 44568
"Eastman-Safety-Kodak" imprint on edge.
Biographical / Historical:
Arthur Wergs Mitchell was the first African American Democrat in Congress.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American politicians  Search this
Legislators -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- African American men
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Dunbar High School (early view) [acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Dunbar High School (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 43
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1920s.]
Scope and Contents:
View of northeast corner of First and N Streets, NW. Cars are on First Street.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Buildings -- Washington (D.C.) -- 1920-1930.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Dr.'s [sic] Mordecai Johnson [Dr. John Hope] [acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Howard University  Search this
Hope, John, Dr.  Search this
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 43
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
[ca. 1933-1935.]
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 27295
The figure with Johnson originally was misidentified as John Hope Franklin due to confusion over label: possibly it is Dr. John Hope, president of Atlanta University?
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits, Group -- 1920-1930  Search this
African American universities and colleges -- 1920-1930  Search this
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Additional Online Media:

[Mary McLeod Bethune standing on stairway] [black-and-white photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
[ca. 1930?]
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 5[8]476
Ink on negative edge: "51476 Mrs. Mary McCloud [sic] Bethune 3 - 8 x 10." No manufacturer's mark on film edge.
General:
From negative Box A
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American women  Search this
Interior architecture -- Washington (D.C.) -- 1920-1930  Search this
Staircases -- 1930-1940 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Portraits -- African American women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref146
Additional Online Media:

[Man playing xylophone : nitrate film photonegative.]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 50
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Nitrate negatives
General note:
Notes: In nitrate box
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Vaudeville  Search this
African American entertainers -- 20th century  Search this
Xylophones -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Nitrate film.
Nitrate negatives -- 1930-1940
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref1482

[Male portrait : nitrate film photonegative.]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 52
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Nitrate negatives
General note:
Notes: In nitrate box
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits -- African American men -- 1910-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Nitrate film
Nitrate negatives -- 1930-1940
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref1580

Dusty Murray [vaudeville performer in blackface : nitrate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Murray, Dusty  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 52
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Nitrate negatives
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Subject wears suit and hat. Subject's name on tape.
General note:
Notes: In nitrate box
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Blackface entertainers  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- African American men
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Nitrate film.
Nitrate negatives -- 1930-1940
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref1589

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