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

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
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.)
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.
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Photograph attributed to George H. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-11-13T04:28:23.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-05-08T20:01:29.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education
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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
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3710 seconds
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President Truman at NAACP rally in Washington, D.C. [acetate film photonegative,] 1947

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Ansco
Subject:
Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1947
1940-1950
Topic:
Portraits, Group
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
618ns0178933jp.tif (AC Scan)
4/0126 (microfilm frame)
Freezer box 35
Summary:
Fairly close image of Truman at podium, speaking at Lincoln Memorial. Image is out of focus. Uncaptioned, "Ansco Safety Film" edge imprint. Probably made by Robert Scurlock.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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President Truman at NAACP rally in Washington D.C. [acetate film photonegative]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972
White, Walter Francis 1893-1995
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans 1940-1950
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1947
1940-1950
Topic:
Portraits, Group
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
618ns0178934jp.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box 54
4/0125 (microfilm frame)
Summary:
Truman is shown walking past a line of observers in front of Lincoln Memorial, color guard with flags behind him. Walter White, President of the NAACP, is shown to the left of Truman. Image is slightly out of focus. "Kodak--Safety 111" edge imprint.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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The Scurlocks and Black Washington

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-02-23T18:44:51.000Z
Youtube Category:
Education
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
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Video Duration:
5 min 28 sec
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Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Scurlock [cellulose acetate photonegative, ca. 1940s.]

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
Topic:
Portraits--African American couples
African Americans
Local number:
Box 91
618nl0049198-01pg.tif (AC scan number)
49198 (Scurlock number)
Summary:
Portrait of a couple posed in a hall with two potted plants and a fern on a fern stand.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Eleanor Roosevelt addressing NAACP rally in Washington D.C. : acetate film photonegative, June 29, 1947.]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
White, Walter Francis 1893-1955 (President, N.A.A.C.P)
Morse, Wayne Senator
Roosevelt, Eleanor 1884-1962
Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1947
June 29, 1947
1940-1950
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
618ns0178935jp.tif (AC Scan)
4/0124 (microfilm frame)
Freezer box 54
Summary:
Subject is speaking at lectern outside Lincoln Memorial for the closing session of the 38th annual conference of the organization. "Walter White, President of the NAACP, sits in the first row to the right of the rostrum along with President Harry S. Truman, seated to his right, wearing a light colored suit, and Senator Wayne Morse at the end of the row." (Caption with reproduction in Smithsonian calendar--see below.) "Ansco Safety Film" imprint on edge.
Publications:
Reproduced in Smithsonian 2012 Year-In-A-Box Calendar. Dayton: Ohio: MWV Consumer & Office Products, 2011, November 26 page
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Addison and Mamie Scurlock [cellulose acetate photonegative, 1940s]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Scurlock, Mamie Estelle
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:
1955
1940s
1940-1960
1950-1960
Topic:
Portraits, Group
African American photographers
African Americans
Local number:
Box 76, Scurlock family
Freezer box 42
618ps0238328-01pg.tif (AC Scan)
Summary:
Addison and Mamie in studio reception area; he wears a three-piece suit and sits on the edge of the desk.
Cite as:
Photograph by Addison N. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Marian Anderson and crowd at Lincoln Memorial, from steps looking at Washington Monument : acetate film photonegative,] April 9, 1939

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 3-1/4" x 4-1/4".
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
April 9, 1939
1930-1940
1930-1950
Topic:
Civil rights
Concerts
African American singers
Documentary photography
Memorials
Singers
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
Local number:
618ns0177405-01jp.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box 55
Notes:
In a lecture at George Washington University, 10/19/01, Jeff Fearing attributed the Anderson documentation to Robert Scurlock, and Vivian Scurlock corroborated this on 6/26/02.
From negative Box C.
Summary:
No. 144 and "1 - 8x10 GL" on original envelope. No ink on negative edge. No manufacturer's mark on film edge. Probably a film pack negative.
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Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dr. Herbert Clay Scurlock [acetate film photonegative, N.d.]

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
Topic:
African American men
Local number:
618ns0179025pm.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box 47
27500 (Scurlock No.)
Summary:
"Dr. H.C. Scurlock" written in ink on edge, "Kodak" imprint on edge.
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Photograph by Addison N. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Professor Jas. A. Washington, Howard University Law School Faculty [acetate film photonegative], 1948

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Howard University
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 5" x 7"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Portraits
Studio portraits
Photographs
Date:
1948
1940-1950
20th century
Topic:
College teachers
African American lawyers
Law schools
African American men
Local number:
52970 (Scurlock no.)
Freezer box 47
618nsAAY3260hu.tif (AC Scan)
Summary:
Name in ink on film edge.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Marching band at Lincoln Memorial] [acetate film photonegative, undated.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
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:
19xx
undated
1930-1940
1930-1950
1940-1950
Topic:
Bands (Music)
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
618ns0242714jp.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.04.57
Summary:
No caption on negative.
Marching band walking towards Lincoln Memorial. "5 AGFA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Lincoln Memorial Interiors [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 5" x 4"
Type:
Composite photographs
Photographs
Date:
1930
1960
[n.d.]
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Speeches, addresses, etc
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001101.tif (scan number)
Summary:
Copy negative of engraved text of Lincoln's Gettsburgh Address overlaying Lincoln's statue. No ink on negative. "KODAK SAFETY 416" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Lincoln Memorial Interiors [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 5" x 4"
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1930
1960
[n.d.]
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Statues
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001099.tif (scan number)
Summary:
Copy negative of Lincoln statue at the Lincoln Memorial. No ink on negative. "KODAK SAFETY 416" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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NAACP Mass Meeting [Lincoln Memorial--Harry Truman address, Mrs. Roosevelt-- 38th annual NAACP Conference; from envelope; #1 of 4] [acetate film photonegative,] June 28, 1947

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Ansco
Subject:
Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1947
June 28, 1947
1930-1950
1940-1950
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
Freezer box 54
618ns0242758jp.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
From NUS carton 82.
Summary:
Pres. Harry Truman speaking in front of Lincoln Memorial. No caption on negative.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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NAACP Mass Meeting [Lincoln Memorial--Harry Truman address, Mrs. Roosevelt-- 38th annual NAACP Conference; from envelope; #2 of 4] [acetate film photonegative,] June, 28, 1947

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Ansco
Subject:
Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1947
June, 28, 1947
1930-1950
1940-1950
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
Freezer box 54
618ns0242759jp.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
From NUS carton 82.
Summary:
No caption on negative.
Pres. Harry Truman speaking in front of Lincoln Memorial, shot from behind.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial (series), #141 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 3-1/4" x 4-1/4"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
April 9, 1939
1930-1940
Topic:
African American singers
Civil rights
Concerts
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.86
618ns0227129-01jp.tif (AC Scan)
Notes:
Notes on original enclosure: "#9 / 1-8-1/2 x 7 / contact proof". Negative Box C. Contact proof in upper left of 4-image print, 8 x 10 in.
Summary:
No ink on negative. Two men and woman in audience talking. No film edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial: series, #134 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 3-1/4" x 4-1/4"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
April 9, 1939
1930-1940
Topic:
African American singers
Concerts
Civil rights
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.86
618ns0227138-01jp.tif (AC Scan)
Notes:
Notes on original envelope: "#9 / 1-8-1/2 x 7 / vertical". Negative box C. Print on 4-image contact proof sheet, in box 81.
Summary:
No ink on negative. Marian Anderson singing. "7" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Drum Corp...James Reese Europe Post #5 American Legion...Sept. 1939...Wash. D.C. [acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
American Legion
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:
1939
September, 1939
1930-1950
1930-1940
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Instrumental music
Portraits, Group--African Americans
Local number:
618ns0243397pg.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box xx, Envelope x
Summary:
Group with instruments, in uniform and in front of the Lincoln Memorial. Ink caption on negative. Scurlock signature on negative. Manufacturer's mark on film edge: Defender Safety Base.
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Marian Anderson recital at Lincoln Memorial : paper photoprint,] April 9, 1939

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on single-weight, glossy paper
1 item, 8" x 10"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
April 9, 1939
1930-1940
1930-1950
Topic:
Concerts
Civil rights
African American singers
Portraits, Group
Singers
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
Notes:
In a lecture at George Washington University, 10/19/01, Jeff Fearing attributed the Anderson concert documentation to Robert Scurlock, and Vivian Scurlock corroborated this on 6/26/02.
Stored with key captioned prints.
Summary:
Anderson is shown standing at NBC microphones, singing. Copyright symbol and "Scurlock" in ink, lower right margin. Scurlock Studio rubber stamp imprints on verso, with caption in ink. "31" in circle in red ballpoint, upper right verso. The negative for this print is cat. no. 618.227139.
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Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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