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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.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Archives Center - NMAH
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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.
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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[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
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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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
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the artist, 2007
Accession Number:
07.6
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.
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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
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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
Topic:
Postcard
Museum buildings
Buildings
Architecture
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Standard number:
SIA2013-07206 (front) and SIA2013-07207 (back)
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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
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
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.
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
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.
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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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.
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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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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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Capturing a Movement

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/x-m4v
Uploaded:
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST
Topic:
African Americans
Copyright:
© 2012 SNI/SI Networks L.L.C. All rights reserved. Smithsonian Channel is a trademark of Smithsonian Institution. SNI/SI Networks L.L.C. is an authorized user.
Podcast Keywords:
spotlight,washington d.c.,Collections,photography,African American,Art,Scurlock,culture,studio
Description:
Scurlock's photography captured the black community of Washington, DC, as they confronted racial segregation on the nation's doorstep.
Duration:
02:29 MINS
Author:
Smithsonian Channel
Subtitle:
Scurlock's photography captured the black community of Washington, DC, as they confronted racial segregation on the nation's doorstep.
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Smithsonian Channel Presents Black History Month
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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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
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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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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:
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.
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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Flying Spectacular, Washington, D.C.

Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
ca. 1948
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)705
See more items in:
Douglas Leigh papers, 1903-1999, bulk, 1924-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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[Washington, DC transit token]

Previous Owner:
Tibbs, Thurlow E. Jr.
Medium:
metal
National Origin:
American
Type:
tokens
Accession Number:
2002.0006.0063
Description:
Washington, DC transit token (1 of 2)
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Evans-Tibbs Collection
Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
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[Washington, DC transit token]

Previous Owner:
Tibbs, Thurlow E. Jr.
Medium:
metal
National Origin:
American
Type:
tokens
Accession Number:
2002.0006.0064
Description:
Washington, DC transit token (2 of 2)
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Evans-Tibbs Collection
Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
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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.
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
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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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.
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
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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[Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial (series), #142 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Ickes, Harold L (Harold LeClair) 1874-1952
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:
Concerts
Civil rights
African American singers
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.86
618ns0227130-01jp.tif (AC Scan)
Notes:
No corresponding contact print located.
Summary:
No ink on negative. Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes talking with two other men. Agfa Safety Film edge imprint.
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
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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[African American woman, identified as Carol Brice, standing in front of Lincoln statue, Lincoln Memorial : black-and-white photonegative,] June, 28, 1947

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Brice, Carol 1916-1985
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 Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1947
June, 28, 1947
1930-1950
1940-1950
Topic:
Memorials
Sculptures
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Local number:
Freezer box 54
618ns0242760jp.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
From NUS carton 82.
Carol Brice was a leading contralto and one of the first African American singers to record extensively. Ident. by Dave Haddock.
Summary:
No caption on negative. From a series. Caption on envelope: "NAACP Mass Meeting, Lincoln Memorial--Harry Truman address, Mrs. Roosevelt--38th annual NAACP Conference"; #3 of 4 negatives.
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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