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Exterior of Scurlock Studios [color negative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Dye on film
1 item, 3-7/8" x 4-7/8"
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1950
20th century
1930-1960
Summary:
No ink on negative. Exterior of Scurlock Studios (900 U St. location) at twilight. "Kodak Safety -- Film " edge imprint. Unnumbered.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Buildings
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
African American business enterprises
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.005.0000031.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.05.1
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Color negatives, Series 5 (Scurlock Studio Records) 1904-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Dr. Herbert Clay Scurlock [acetate film photonegative, N.d.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Scurlock, Herbert Clay 1875-1952
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 5" x 7"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Portraits
Photographs
Date:
1940
1950
Nd
Summary:
"Dr. H.C. Scurlock" written in ink on edge, "Kodak" imprint on edge.
Cite as:
Photograph by Addison N. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American men
Local number:
618ns0179025pm.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box 47
27500 (Scurlock No.)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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The Scurlocks and Black Washington

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Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-02-23T18:42:29.000Z
Video Title:
The Scurlocks and Black Washington
Description:
For over 80 years, the Scurlock photography studio catalogued the lives of the black middle class of Washington, D.C (The exhibit, The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise, is on view at the National Museum of American History through November 15, 2009. Thanks to Lonnie Bunch, Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which co-organized the exhibit). Read more at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/people-places/The-Scurlock-Studio-Picture-of-Prosperity.html
Views:
1,380
Video Duration:
5 min 28 sec
Youtube Category:
Education
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Addison and Mamie Scurlock [cellulose acetate photonegative, 1955]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Scurlock, Mamie Estelle
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 5" x 4"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1955
1940-1960
1950-1960
Summary:
Addison and Mamie in studio reception area; he wears a three-piece suit and sits on the edge of the desk. Photographer probably either Robert of George Scurlock.
Cite as:
Photograph by Scurlock Studio. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Portraits, Group
African American photographers
African Americans
Local number:
Box 76, Scurlock family
Freezer box 42
618ps0238328-01pg.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Addison and Mamie Scurlock [glass plate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Scurlock, Mamie Estelle
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass, 7" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1910
1920
Ca. 1910-1920
1910-1920
Notes:
13.5" x 10.5" print of this image is number 80 in "Corcoran" prints.
7" x 5" print of this image is located in 1.1.A10, Folder 10.
Summary:
Self-portrait of the young Addison Scurlock with his future wife Mamie,seated on rocks in an outdoor setting; she holds a straw hat. No ink on negative. No edge imprint. Retouched. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Portraits
Self-portraits, American
Couples
Self-portraits
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04
2008-4919 (SI Neg. No.)
AC0618.004.0000725.tif (scan number)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Civil Disturbances '68 [Scurlock studio window : cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Photographer:
Scurlock, George H [Hardison] 1919-2005
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film strip, 1.5" x 6"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1968
20th century
1960-1970
Summary:
One of four negatives on a 35mm film strip. The group is numbered AC0618.004.0000207-AC0618.004.0000210.
A display box on the exterior wall at Scurlock's studio containing photographs, labeled "Photography by Scurlock" with a hand-written sign on the glass reading "Soul brother / all the way". No ink on negative. "Tri X Pan Film Kodak Safety Film" and frame numbers edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Photograph attributed to George H. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
Photographers
African American photographers
Riots
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.96
AC0618.004.0000210.tif (AC scan)
2008-4944.21A (SI Neg.)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

[George and Robert Scurlock standing in front of U St. studio. Black-and-white photoprint.]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Scurlock, George H [Hardison] 1919-2005
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 10" x 8"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Portraits
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1950
1960
20th century
1950-1970
1950-1960
Summary:
"Scurlock brothers, George and Robert, in front of studio at '9th & U' St Founded by their father in 1911. This is oldest on-going black business in Washington--began in 1904." (Ink on verso; also "Copyright, Scurlock Studio, Wash., D.C. 20009" stamp. George and Robert standing in front of Scurlock studio, Robert with 35mm camera around his neck.
Topic:
African American photographers
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
Photographers
Cameras
African Americans
African American men
Local number:
AC0618.001.0000053.tif (AC Scan)
2008-4941 (OIPP no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Use cotton gloves for handling, unless print is protected by a plastic enclosure
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
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Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Scurlock [cellulose acetate photonegative, ca. 1940s.]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Herbert
Scurlock, Herbert Mrs
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 10" x 8"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1940
1950
ca 1940s
Ca. 1940s
1940-1950
Summary:
Portrait of a couple posed in a hall with two potted plants and a fern on a fern stand.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Portraits--African American couples
African Americans
Local number:
Box 91
618nl0049198-01pg.tif (AC scan number)
49198 (Scurlock number)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Addison N. Scurlock at work making a portrait in his studio, 900 U St. N.W. Wash. D.C. [photoprint], about 1957 [sic]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 8" x10", unmounted
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1951
about 1957 sic
20th century
1950-1960
Summary:
Scurlock is adjusting a light on a young male subject. Print, on a single-weight paper, is captioned as above, and also bears a studio stamp.
Topic:
African American photographers
Photographers
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
Local number:
2008-4914 (SI Neg.)
AC0618.001.0000017.tif (AC Scan no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Pernell Lee holding Scurlock photograph of himself in the 1950s

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Photograph by:
Peggy Fleming, American
Printed by:
James Steele, American
Subject of:
Pernell Lee, American, born 1936
Addison Scurlock, American, 1883 - 1964
Capital Pool Checkers Club, American
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Date:
June 20, 2009; printed 2012
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Topic:
African American
Local and regional
Men
Photography
Recreation
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peggy Fleming
Object number:
2012.41.41
Rights:
© Peggy Fleming
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise

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Creator:
Smithsonian Institution
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-11-13T05:04:07.000Z
Video Title:
The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise
Description:
Photographs representing nearly a century's worth of creative output from the renowned Scurlock Studio form the backbone of a new exhibition designed to celebrate the legacy of a noted family of photographers and to present a vivid portrait of black Washington, D.C., in all its guises-its challenges and its victories, its dignity and its determination. Paul Gardullo atlks about a selection of photos and the evocative written responses received from Washingtonians who visited the exhibit at the National Museum of American History. More here: http://nmaahc.si.edu/section/programs/view/191
Views:
1,000
Video Duration:
1 hr 1 min 50 sec
Youtube Category:
Education
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SmithsonianVideos
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[Civil Disturbances 1968] [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Photographer:
Scurlock, George H [Hardison] 1919-2005
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1968
1960-1970
Summary:
Probably photographed by George Scurlock.
Cite as:
Photograph by George Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Automobiles
Riots
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.004.0000204.tif (AC Scan No.)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

[Group of men and women in front of Lincoln Memorial] [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1932.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 12" x 20"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1932
ca 1932
1930-1940
Notes:
From original negative Box 693513A.
Summary:
Ink on negative: "Scurlock Wash D.C. 3/29/32". Defender Safety Base.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Portraits, Group
Monuments
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
Freezer box 08 , Envelope 4
618ns0177506bp.tif (AC Scan)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Dining car waiters [acetate film photonegative,] February, 1949

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1949
February, 1949
1930-1950
1940-1950
Summary:
No ink on negative. No Scurlock number. Dining car waiters posing in dining car. "5 ANSCO SAFETY FILM" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Railroad trains
Dining cars
Local number:
618ns0242246pg.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.04.58
Restrictions:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Late 1941/Early 1942/Misc. [acetate film photonegative,] [ca. 1940s.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Portraits, Group
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1941
ca 1940s
Ca. 1940s
1930-1950
1930-1940
Summary:
No ink on negative. Five women posing on a staircase. "7 AGFA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American women
Local number:
618ns0242233pg.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.04.58
Restrictions:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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[Street scene of buildings, trees and traffic, including bicycles.] [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 2.25" x 2.25"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1941
1945
[n.d.]
1930-1960
1940-1950
Notes:
No Scurlock number.
Summary:
No ink on negative. Ink (text) on enclosure: "RSS WW II Army/War Scenes." No visible edge imprint.
Cite as:
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock, Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Bicycles
Buildings
Street scenes
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.116
AC0618.004.0001950.tif (AC Scan)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Class of 1937 Armstrong High School, Wash. D.C. [acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.]

view Class of 1937 Armstrong High School, Wash. D.C. [acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 12" x 20"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Panoramas
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1933
1937
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
Large group of students in front of building on bleachers. Ink caption on negative. Scurlock signature on negative. Manufacturer's mark on film edge: Defender Safety Base.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
High school students
High Schools
Local number:
618ns0243436pg.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box xx, Envelope x
Restrictions:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

Late 1941/Early 1942/Misc. [acetate film photonegative,] [ca. 1940s.]

view Late 1941/Early 1942/Misc. [acetate film photonegative,] [ca. 1940s.] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1941
1941-1942
ca 1940s
Ca. 1940s
1930-1950
1930-1940
Summary:
No ink on negative. A group of women seated at a table. Banner in background reads, "United We Stand." "5 AGFA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945
Local number:
618ns0242232sc.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.04.58
Restrictions:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

D.C. Civil Disturbances '68 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Photographer:
Scurlock, George H [Hardison] 1919-2005
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 1.5" x 9"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1968
1960-1970
Summary:
This negative is one of six negatives on a 35mm film strip. The group is numbered AC0618.004.0000227 - AC0618.004.0000232. Probably photographed by George Scurlock from the studio window.
Street scene with Uptown Billiards on the left corner. No ink on negative, no Scurlock number. "Tri X Pan Film Kodak Safety Film" and "0 - 0A - 1 - 1A - 2 - 2A - 3 - 3A - 4 - 4A - 5 - 5A" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Photograph by George Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Automobiles
Riots
Streets
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.73
AC0618.004.0000227.tif (scan number)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH

D.C. Civil Disturbances '68 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Photographer:
Scurlock, George H [Hardison] 1919-2005
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film strip, 1.0" x 1.5" (35mm)
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1968
1960-1970
Summary:
Street scene, intersection with three cars crossing right to left. Photographed by George Scurlock from a window of the Scurlock U Street studios. No ink on negative. "Tri X Pan Film Kodak Safety Film" and "11A - 12" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Photograph by George Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Riots
Streets
Automobiles
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.94
AC0618.004.0000217.tif (scan number)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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