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[Muhammed Ali with Mayor Walter Washington, receiving award : color paper photoprint, ca. 1970.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Washington, Walter Mayor
Ali, Muhammad 1942-
Physical description:
Color dye on paper, 8" x 10", unmounted
1 item
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1970
ca 1970
1950-1970
Topic:
Boxers (Sports)
Awards
African Americans
Local number:
2008-2167 (SI Neg. No.)
618ns0227884-01sc.tif (AC Scan No.)
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Color photoprints (Series 2) : 1904-1994 [Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)]
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Exterior of Scurlock Studios [color negative]

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
1930-1960
20th century
Topic:
Photographers
African American business enterprises
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
Studios (work spaces)
Buildings
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.005.0000030.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.05.1
Summary:
No ink on negative. Exterior view of Scurlock Studio, 900 U. St. location, in the morning or possibly evening. Negative underexposed. "Kodak Safety --Film" edge imprint. Unnumbered
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Color negatives, Series 5 (Scurlock Studio Records)
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Exterior of Scurlock Studios [color negative]

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
Topic:
Buildings
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
African American business enterprises
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.005.0000031.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.05.1
Summary:
No ink on negative. Exterior of Scurlock Studios (900 U St. location) at twilight. "Kodak Safety -- Film " edge imprint. Unnumbered
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Interior of Scurlock Studio : color photonegative.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Dye on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1940
1960
20th century
Topic:
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
African American photographers
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.005.0000046.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.05.2
No Scurlock number
Summary:
No ink on negative. Interior of the second floor of the Scurlock Studio; props set up for photographing. "Ansco Safety Film" edge imprint
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Color photonegatives, Scurlock Collection
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Jacqueline Scurlock

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
August 1954
Topic:
Portraits
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.004.0000304
Box 618.04.77
No Scurlock number
Summary:
No ink on negative. [Portrait of Jacqueline Scurlock at nine months.] "Kodak -- Safety Film" edge imprint
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Jacqueline Scurlock

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
August 1954
Topic:
Portraits
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.004.0000305
Box 618.04.77
No Scurlock number
Summary:
No ink on negative. [Portrait of Jacqueline Scurlock, looking towards the camera.] "Kodak -- Safety Film" edge imprint
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Unidentified photographic studio, but probably the Scurlock Studio : cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Co
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:
1930
1960
[n.d.]
20th century
Topic:
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.94
AC0618.004.0000968.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
Summary:
With bust, lights, bench and backdrop. Pencil on negative: "3 -". "KODAK - SAFETY 456" edge imprint
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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1st Scurlock Studio, 700 U Street [interior] Black-and-white photoprint.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 8" x 10"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Toning (photography)
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1911
1890-1920
20th century
Topic:
Interiors
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.001.0000049.tif (AC Scan)
Summary:
Interior showing pictures on the wall, a reception desk, and a double chair against the wall. "Copyright Scurlock Studio, Wash. D.C. 20009" on verso and embossed "Scurlock Portraiture Wash. D.C." in a circle. Sepia-toned, later print, probably by Robert Scurlock
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Photograph by Addison Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Civil Disturbances '68 [Scurlock studio window : cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Co
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 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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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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[Robert Scurlock adjusting shutter of large-format view camera in studio : acetate color photonegative.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Physical description:
Dye on film
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1955
1960
1955-60
20th century
1950-1960
Topic:
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
Cameras
African American photographers
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.005.0000018
Box 618.5.1
Summary:
No Scurlock number. No ink on negative. "Kodak Safety Film" edge imprint
Publications:
Published in "clck!" (Smithsonian Photographic Initiative website) in article by Canadace Bergen, probably April 2010
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Color negatives, Series 5 (Scurlock Studio Records) 1904-1994
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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
Culture:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1947
1940-1950
Topic:
Portraits, Group
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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[Addison, Robert, and George Scurlock in studio : photoprint, 1951]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Scurlock, George H [Hardison] 1919-2005
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 10" x 8", unmounted
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1951
20th century
1940-1960
1950-1960
Topic:
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
African American photographers
Photographers
Portraits, Group
Cameras
Fluorescent lighting
Notes:
See corresponding original negative, cat. no. 618.178944
Summary:
Trio in studio setting, posed near view camera, with banks of fluorescent lights above and behind them; photographed from low angle. Print, on a double-weight, warm-toned paper, is uncaptioned
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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 Co
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:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1947
1940-1950
Topic:
Portraits, Group
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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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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[George and Robert Scurlock standing in front of U St. studio. Black-and-white photoprint.]

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.)
Date:
1950
1960
20th century
1950-1970
1950-1960
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.)
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
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[Addison Scurlock and seven men after a dinner in the studio. Black-and-white photoprint.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Fearing, Charles H. Major
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 8" x 10"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Portraits, Group
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1920
1930
20th century
1920-1930
Topic:
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
Dinners and dining
African Americans
African American men
Local number:
AC0618.001.0000050.tif (AC Scan)
2008-4952 (SI Photo Lab)
Summary:
Four men are identified on the verso: Dan Monroe, Higer(?) Savoy, Charles Fearing, and E. Savoy. Print stamped "Copyright, Scurlock Studio, Wash., D.C. 20009" on verso. Many photographs are hanging on the walls and screens behind them
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[Addison Scurlock with early studio camera [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 5" x 4"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1910
1940
N.d
Topic:
Cameras
African Americans
Local number:
SI Neg. No. 2008-4933
Box 618.04.86
Summary:
Addison Scurlock, facing forward, ready to shoot a picture with an Anthony & Scovill camera. No Scurlock number. No ink on negative. No edge imprint
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Scurlock Family [sic: actually an image of the studio exterior, black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1930
1960
N.d
20th century
Topic:
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
Buildings
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.122
AC0618.004.0002107.tif (AC Scan)
No Scurlock number
Summary:
View of Scurlock Studio building, 900 U St. No ink on negative. Kodak Safety Film edge imprint
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Miss Nina Elizabeth Scurlock [black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Scurlock, Nina Elizabeth
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 7" x 5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Retouching
Photographs
Studio portraits
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1960
N.d
1930-1960
Topic:
African Americans
Pencil
African American women
Local number:
Box 618.04.129
AC0618.004.0002351.tif (AC Scan)
41803 (Scurlock No.)
Summary:
Portrait of African American woman. Retouching pencil and ink on negative: "41803 Miss Nina Elizabeth Scurlock." Defender Safety Base edge imprint
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Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Black-and-white negative series (Scurlock Studio Collection) : photonegatives 1904-1994
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Addison N. Scurlock at work making a portrait in his studio, 900 U St. N.W. Wash. D.C. [photoprint], about 1957 [sic]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 8" x10", unmounted
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1951
about 1957 sic
20th century
1950-1960
Topic:
African American photographers
Photographers
Photography--Studios and darkrooms
Local number:
2008-4914 (SI Neg.)
AC0618.001.0000017.tif (AC Scan no.)
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
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The Scurlocks and Black Washington

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-02-23T18:42:29.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-09-26T17:57:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
1188
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
Video Duration:
328 seconds
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