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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)  Search this
Howard University.. College of Dentistry  Search this
Bacchus, Dortha  Search this
Gamble, Jessie D.  Search this
Gunn, Herbert H, Jr.  Search this
Jackson, Beatrice G.  Search this
Johnson, Margaret E.  Search this
Tuckson, Coleman Reed, Dr.  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Box 56
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Archival materials
New coccine (or crocein scarlet) dye
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1960-1970 -- Photographs
1963 February
Scope and Contents:
Subject/Sitter: scenes
Office with four women seated at desks. Three women are writing, whilst the fourth is using a telephone. Two men stand at either side of a desk. There are filling cabinets along the wall and typewriters and calculators on the desks. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption. "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
The scene is the Howard School of Dentistry's Dean's office. From left to right it includes: Beatrice G. Jackson, Ms. Jessie D. Gamble (at the telephone), Ms. Margaret E. Johnson (at the center, facing the camera), Mr. Herbert H. Gunn, Jr., Dr. Coleman Reed Tuckson (associate dean of the Dental School, smiling), and Ms. Dortha Bacchus (in the foreground, in front of the men). Identifications by Nia Tuckson, 5/14/2009.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Dentists  Search this
Dentistry  Search this
Offices -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
African American dentists  Search this
Typewriters  Search this
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Retouching -- Dye
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and white negatives Part 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History