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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
Cite as:
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
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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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
Cite as:
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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Archives Center - NMAH
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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:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Panoramas
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
September, 1939
1930-1950
1930-1940
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
Cite as:
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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Archives Center - NMAH
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Drill Team...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:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Panoramas
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
September, 1939
1930-1950
1930-1940
Local number:
618ns0243399pg.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box xx, Envelope x
Summary:
Men in full uniform in front of Lincoln Memorial. 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
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH
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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:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
19xx
undated
1930-1940
1930-1950
1940-1950
Topic:
Bands (Music)
Local number:
618ns0242714jp.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.04.57
No Scurlock number
Summary:
No caption on negative
Marching band walking towards Lincoln Memorial. "5 AGFA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint
Cite as:
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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Archives Center - NMAH
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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
Culture:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1947
June 28, 1947
1930-1950
1940-1950
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
Cite as:
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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Archives Center - NMAH
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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
Culture:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1947
June, 28, 1947
1930-1950
1940-1950
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
Cite as:
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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Archives Center - NMAH
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Arnold D. Kates Film Collection, 1929-1931

Donor:
Kates, Arnold D
Subject:
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Railway Express Agency
Advertising Federation of America
Association of Young Advertising Men
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Bush Terminal Building
Physical description:
1 reel, black and white, 16mm
Culture:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Cityscapes
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1929
1931
1920-1930
1930-1940
1930-1950
Topic:
Associations, institutions, etc
Automobiles
Boats
Railroads
Harbors
Monuments
Ships
Urban Life
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Notes:
Arnold D. Kates was an officer in the Association of Young Advertising Men of New York in the 1930's. As an officer, he visited Washington, D.C. (with other members) attending the annual meeting of the Advertising Federation of America. He took movies of a formal reception given by the Federation as well as scenes of Washington, D.C
Summary:
Four small reels, combined into a single compilation reel by Archives Center staff, of 16mm black and white, silent, camera original reversal motion picture film. One film depicts scenes of Washington, D.C., including a receiving line at the White House for the annual meeting of the Advertising Federation of America. A second film shows people on a boat, in a car, and a woman with a calf. The third depicts a New York City cityscape, docks and ships, industrial buildings, rail yards and rail cars, and freight trucks. Trucks from the Railway Express Agency and the Bush Terminal Co. appear, as well as buildings possibly owned and/or operated by the Bush Terminal Co. The fourth film contains images of automobiles and individuals outside of a building, possibly identified as the Cypress Hills Hotel Abbey
Cite as:
Kates Film Collection, 1929-1931, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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[Group of men and women in front of Lincoln Memorial] [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1932.]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 12" x 20"
1 item
Culture:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1932
ca 1932
1930-1940
Topic:
Portraits, Group
Monuments
Local number:
Freezer box 08 , Envelope 4
618ns0177506bp.tif (AC Scan)
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
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Panoramic View of the City of Washington, D.C

Author:
Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
Subject:
Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
Old Executive Office Building
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8 1/2 w x 7 1/2 h; Type of Image: Panoramic photography;Landscape; Aerial; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Aerial
Landscape
Panoramic photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Ellipse, The (Washington, D.C.)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1886
Topic:
Aerial photographs
Buildings--Washington, D.C
Parks
Photography, Panoramic
Street photography
Aerial views
Buildings, structures, etc
Standard number:
61686-B or MAH-61686B
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Second in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., west to east and from left to right. See Neg. #s 61686-A, 61686-C, 61686-D
Summary:
Second in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., moving from left to right, taken from a tower in the Smithsonian Institution Building. The Mall is in the foreground covered with trees with the buildings of the City of Washington beyond. On the left is the Ellipse just beyond the trees and the large building behind it is the State, War and Navy Building, now known as the Old Executive Office Building
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 10
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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U.S. Capitol, House Chambers

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
United States Congress House
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Print
Type:
Print
Interior
Topic:
Buildings--Washington, D.C
Standard number:
8008 or MAH-8008
Restrictions:
Unknown
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Some deterioration in bottom left corner
Summary:
U.S. Capitol Building, House of Representatives Chambers
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67A, Folder: 2A
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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U.S. Capitol, Senate Chambers

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
United States Congress Senate
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Topic:
Buildings--Washington, D.C
Standard number:
786 or MAH-786
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
United States Capitol Building, Senate Chambers
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67A, Folder: 2A
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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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:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
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
African Americans
Local number:
618ns0177405-01jp.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box 55
Restrictions:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
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
Cite as:
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. 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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Archives Center - NMAH
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Roof of NHB and Buildings of the City of Washington, D.C

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Library of Congress
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
United States National Museum
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Aerial; Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Aerial
Landscape
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
c. 1920s
Topic:
Aerial photographs
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
Buildings--Washington, D.C
City of Washington, D.C
Photography, Panoramic
Roofs
Street photography
Aerial views
Buildings, structures, etc
Standard number:
2003-19563
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
For another view see also Bib. #7973. Previously identified as being in Folder: Photographs of NHB Interior
Summary:
Several workmen can be seen working on the roof of the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. Beyond the roof, looking to the east, can be seen the U.S. Capitol Building and the Library of Congress
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 562, Box 1
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Panoramic View of the City of Washington, D.C

Author:
Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
Subject:
Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Baltimore and Potomac Railroad
Metropolitan Hotel
Metropolitan Methodist Church
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8 1/2 w x 7 1/2 h; Type of Image: Panoramic photograph; Landscape; Aerial; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Aerial
Landscape
Panoramic photographs
Place:
(Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1886
Topic:
Aerial photographs
Buildings--Washington, D.C
Church buildings
Parks
Photography, Panoramic
Railroad stations
Street photography
Aerial views
Buildings, structures, etc
Standard number:
61686-D or MAH-61686D
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Fourth, or last, in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., going from left to right (west to east). See Neg. #s 61686-A, 61686-B, 61686-C. See James M. Goode's "Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings," for the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad Station, see pages 412-414; for the Metropolitan Hotel, pages 173-175; and for the Metropolitan Methodist Church, pages 203-204
Summary:
Fourth in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., from left to right (west to east), taken from a tower in the Smithsonian Institution Building. In the foreground are trees on the Mall. Immediately behind is the long roof of the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad train shed. At the end of the train shed is the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad Station. Behind it and to the left, the white building is the Metropolitan Hotel (also known as Brown's Hotel) at Pennsylvania Avenue and 6th Street, N.W, ca. 1805, remodeled and enlarged 1820 and 1850, and razed in 1935. The church with the tall spire is the Metropolitan Methodist Church (erected in 1854 and razed 1935-1936) at C Street and John Marshall Place. The United States Capitol is to the right
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 10
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Postcard of the U.S. Capitol at Night

Author:
Curt Teich & Co
B.S. Reynolds Co. Washington, DC
Subject:
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Linen
Type:
Postcard
Linen
Date:
1934
Topic:
Postcard
Buildings
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Standard number:
SIA2013-06669 (front) and SIA2013-06670 (back)
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Color postcard of the United States Capitol Building at night. The building is lit, and a full moon is visible through a break in the clouds. The postcard is unused, but the message side has a printed note about the Capitol: "The United States Capitol, set on a height overlooking the amphitheater of the Potomac, is one of the largest and stateliest buildings in the world. It is 751 feet in length and 350 feet in width, covering three and a half acres. The Statue of Freedom on the dome towers 307 feet above the esplanade. The corner-stone was laid by President Washington in 1793; the central building was finished in 1797; and the extensions were first occupied by Congress in 1857 and 1859." The front of the postcard has a white border
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 84, Folder: 29
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Postcard of the Library of Congress

Author:
Curt Teich & Co
B.S. Reynolds Co. Washington, DC
Subject:
Library of Congress
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Linen
Type:
Postcard
Linen
Date:
1932
Topic:
Postcard
Buildings
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Standard number:
SIA2013-06671 (front) and SIA2013-06672 (back)
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Color postcard with a semi-aerial view of the Library of Congress. The postcard is unused, but the message side has a printed note: "The Library of Congress, justly celebrated as the culmination of architectural achievement of the day, was completed in 1897 at a cost of $6,000,000. The Library is here seen from the Capitol. The dome and lantern are finished in black copper, with panels gilded with a thin coating of gold leaf; and the cresting of the dome terminates in a gilded finial representing the torch of Science ever burning." The front of the postcard has a white border
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 84, Folder: 29
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Panoramic View of Washington, D.C. - Looking Toward West Side of U.S. Capitol

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Columbian Institute
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
United States Botanic Garden
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 14w x 11h; Type of Image: Aerial; Panoramic photographs; Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Aerial views
Aerial
Landscape
Panoramic photographs
Photographic print
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
c. 1900s
Topic:
Aerial photographs
Buildings--Washington, D.C
Photography, Panoramic
Railroads--Trains
Street photography
Trains
Aerial views
Buildings, structures, etc
Standard number:
2004-4101
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
For further information on the Botanic Garden, see James M. Goode's "Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings," pgs. 314-315
Summary:
Looking toward the west side of the United States Capitol building, a panoramic view of the city of Washington, D.C. shows the Mall area in the foreground before the railroad tracks were removed. A train is visible on the tracks. The domed structure in front of the Capitol is the Botanic Garden original octagonal greenhouse of 1859 and behind it the central pavilion added after the Civil War. The buildings were razed in 1932. The Botanic Garden was on a site previously occupied by the Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences in Washington, D.C
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 68, Folder: 5
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Panoramic View of the City of Washington, D.C

Author:
Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
Subject:
Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
Meigs, Montgomery C (Montgomery Cunningham) 1816-1892
Pension Building
National Building Museum (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8 1/2 w x 7 1/2 h; Type of Image: Panoramic photography;Landscape; Aerial; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Aerial
Landscape
Panoramic photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Center Market
(Washington, D.C.)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1886
Topic:
Aerial photographs
Buildings--Washington, D.C
Markets
Parks
Photography, Panoramic
Street photography
Aerial views
Buildings, structures, etc
Standard number:
61686-C or MAH-61686C
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Third in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C. from left to right. See also Neg. #s 61686-A, 61686-B, 61686-D
Summary:
Third in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., from left to right (west to east) taken from a tower in the Smithsonian Institution Building. The Mall area is covered with trees. The streets on the left perpendicular to the Mall are 12th Street and 11th Street. The long building on the right is Center Market bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, Constitution Avenue, 7th and 9th Streets, N.W. Up and behind Center Market on the right, the large building is the Pension Bureau Building bounded by F and G Streets, N.W., between 4th and 5th Streets, designed by General Montgomery C. Meigs, completed in 1887, later occupied by many government agencies and now known as the National Building Museum
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 10
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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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:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
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
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
Cite as:
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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