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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
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
Topic:
Portraits, Group
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
618ns0178934jp.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box 54
4/0125 (microfilm frame)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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
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
Topic:
Portraits, Group
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
618ns0178933jp.tif (AC Scan)
4/0126 (microfilm frame)
Freezer box 35
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

[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
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
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
618ns0178935jp.tif (AC Scan)
4/0124 (microfilm frame)
Freezer box 54
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Wish Tree for Washington, DC

Artist:
Yoko Ono, American, b. Tokyo, Japan, 1933
Medium:
Live tree and mixed media
Dimensions:
dimensions variable
Type:
Installation
Date:
2007
Provenance:
The artist, New York, to 15 February 1007
Gift of the artist, 2007
Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Installed in sculpture garden, 2 April 2007-present.
Published References:
DAWSON, JESSICA. "Yoko Ono's Peaceful Message Takes Root," Washington Post (3 April 2007), online edition.
KELLY, JOHN. "Every Week is Harvest Season for the Hirshhorn's Wish Tree," Washington Post (25 August 2011), Metro section, p. B2.
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the artist, 2007
Accession Number:
07.6
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
On View:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Postcard of the Smithsonian Institution Castle to Mrs. R.D. Perkins

Subject:
Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.375w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Postcard
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
January 24, 1909
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The Smithsonian Institution "Castle" was designed by architect James Renwick, Jr. Construction was completed in 1855.
For a blank version of this postcard, see Negatives SIA2013-06631 and SIA2013-06632.
#6352. Made in Germany. Produced by A.C. Bosselman & Co., New York.
Summary:
Postcard with a view of the Smithsonian Institution Castle on a cloudy day. The grounds are empty and some of the trees are bare. The postcard was mailed to Mrs. R.D. Perkins on January 24, 1909. The message is as follows:
Sunday Jan 24th We reached here safely and on time Fri eve. The weather is fine. too warm for comfort. Was 60° at 8 AM And 75° at 3:P.M. No fires in the house and windows all Open. One could hardly believe it. but we see by the Obs- that its spring like weather in Ithica. I like the colder,- much better. Hope you are all well. and my plants Aren't bothering you too much. Remember me to everybody- Sincerely S.A. Sprayne.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 4A
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Postcard
Museum buildings
Buildings
Architecture
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Standard number:
SIA2013-07206 (front) and SIA2013-07207 (back)
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

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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
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
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
Freezer box 54
618ns0242758jp.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

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
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
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
Freezer box 54
618ns0242759jp.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

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.]
Summary:
Copy negative of Lincoln statue at the Lincoln Memorial. No ink on negative. "KODAK SAFETY 416" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Statues
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001099.tif (scan number)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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.]
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.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Speeches, addresses, etc
Local number:
Box 618.04.98
AC0618.004.0001101.tif (scan number)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Proceedings upon the unveiling of the statue of Baron von Steuben, Major General and Inspector General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, in Washington, D.C., December 7, 1910 and upon the presentation of the replica to His Majesty the German emperor and the German nation in Potsdam, September 2, 1911. Erected by the Congress of the United States. Comp. by George H. Carter and printed under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing

Author:
United States Congress Joint Committee on Printing
Carter, George Henry 1874-
Meyer, Herman H. B (Herman Henry Bernard) 1864-1937
Library of Congress Division of Bibliography
Subject:
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Baron von 1730-1794
Physical description:
234 p. front., plates, ports., facsims. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1913
1913?]
Notes:
Issued also without document series note.
Topic:
Steuben Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Steuben Monument (Potsdam, Germany)
Call number:
E207.S84 U5
E207.S84U5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Joseph Gales

Artist:
Thomas Waterman Wood, 12 Nov 1823 - 14 Apr 1903
Sitter:
Joseph Gales, Jr., 10 Apr 1786 - 21 Jul 1860
Medium:
Oil on prepared paper
Dimensions:
25.4cm x 17.8cm (10" x 7"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1856
Topic:
Joseph Gales, Jr.: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper
Joseph Gales, Jr.: Communications\Journalist\Reporter
Joseph Gales, Jr.: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\Washington, DC
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.74.4
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

Coal Miners (competition entry, Apex Building, Washington, D.C.)

Artist:
Bernard Rosenthal, born Highland Park, IL 1914-died Southampton, NY 2009
Medium:
cast and patinated plaster relief
Dimensions:
25 1/8 x 37 x 3 3/8 in. (63.7 x 93.9 x 8.6 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture-Relief
Date:
1942
Topic:
Figure group\male
Occupation\industry\mining
Study\sculpture model
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\Washington, D.C.
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1980.133.1
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Rev. Walter Edward Fauntroy

Artist:
Michael Arthur Worden Evans, 1944 - 1 Dec 2005
Sitter:
Rev. Walter Edward Fauntroy, born 1933
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 55.5cm x 45.2cm (21 7/8" x 17 13/16")
Sheet: 60.6cm x 50.6cm (23 7/8" x 19 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1984
Topic:
Rev. Walter Edward Fauntroy: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Delegate\Washington, DC
Rev. Walter Edward Fauntroy: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Reverend
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Portrait Project, Inc.
Object number:
S/NPG.92.212
Rights:
© Michael Evans
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

Deer (mural study for south end of east wall, Recreation Room, Department of Interior, Washington, DC)

Artist:
Woodrow Crumbo, born Lexington, OK 1912-died Cimarron, NM 1989
Medium:
pencil on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 1/2 x 25 1/4 in. (44.6 x 64.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1939
Topic:
Animal\deer
Study\mural study
Animal\bird\pelican
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\Washington, D.C.
Landscape\plant\cattail
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Internal Revenue Service through the General Services Administration
Object number:
1962.8.25
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Alaskan Snowshoe Mail Carrier (sketch relating to sculpture, U.S. Post Office Building, Washington, DC)

Artist:
Chaim Gross, born Wolowa, Austria 1904-died New York City 1991
Medium:
pen and red ink and brush and red ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 x 10 1/4 in. (33.0 x 25.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1936
Topic:
Study
Figure male\full length
Occupation\service\postman
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\Washington, D.C.
History\United States\Alaska
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1988.91.5
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

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
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
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Instrumental music
Portraits, Group--African Americans
Local number:
618ns0243397pg.tif (AC Scan)
Freezer box xx, Envelope x
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

[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
Summary:
No caption on negative.
Marching band walking towards Lincoln Memorial. "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:
Bands (Music)
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
618ns0242714jp.tif (AC Scan)
Box 618.04.57
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

The White House, Washington, D.C.

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970
Medium:
pen and ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
3 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (9.9 x 14.9 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Cityscape\District of Columbia\Washington
Architecture Exterior\civic\White House
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.419
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

[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
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
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)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

[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
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.
Cite as:
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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)
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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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