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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Ansco (film manufacturer)  Search this
WWDC (Radio station : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982  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".)
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Archival materials
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
October 1948
Scope and Contents:
Portrait seated at desk with "1450 WWDC" microphone. "United Nations Nations Unies" written on poster on wall with flags of United Nations countries. No ink on negative. Further ink on envelope: "8 - 8 x 10 Glossy". "4 ANSCO SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. Pencil retouching on face.
Exhibitions Note:
Image reproduced in companion book to following exhibit: "The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise" held in NMAAHC Gallery, NMAH, January 30-November 15, 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.
Portraits -- 1940-1950  Search this
Radio public speaking  Search this
Microphone  Search this
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
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 / Logan, Rayford Whittingham
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History