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Nat[iona]l Technical Association Conference, Howard University - Aug 29-30, 1952 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Howard University -- 1950-1960  Search this
National Technical Association (U.S.)  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
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
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., [8" x 10"].)
Container:
Box 104
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Retouching
New coccine (or crocein scarlet) dye
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1950-1960 -- Photographs
Date:
1952
August 29-30, 1952
Scope and Contents:
Posed group of men and women standing in rows on the exterior steps of the Science Hall building at Howard University. Ink on negative: caption and "Scurlock Photo". "KODAK - SAFETY 149" edge imprint. Retouching with New Coccine.
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.
Topic:
African American teachers  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Portraits, Group -- 1950-1960 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Retouching -- Dye
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref3347

Joe Paige at Bureau of Standards with Scientists, July 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Ansco (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Bureau of Standards  Search this
Paige, Joe  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
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
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 111
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1960-1970 -- Photographs
Date:
July 1964
Scope and Contents:
Man holding a spring scale with a block attached. He is pointing at the scale's reading with a pencil. Two men stand next to him. On the table in front of them is a beaker of water, some other blocks and two volumes of the "Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards". Ink on negative: "2 - 5 x 7 COMM". Ink on envelope: caption. "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 8" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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.
Occupation:
Scientists  Search this
Topic:
Scales (Weighing instruments)  Search this
Scales (Weighing instruments)  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- 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 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref3861

Joe Paige at Bureau of Standards with Scientists, July 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Ansco (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Bureau of Standards  Search this
Paige, Joe  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
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
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 5" x 4".)
Container:
Box 111
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1960-1970 -- Photographs
Date:
July 1964
Scope and Contents:
Man standing in doorway of office examing his wristwatch. Two jackets hang on a coat rack under a shelving unit. Ink on negative: "1 - 8 x 10 - 2 - 5 x 7 COMM". Ink on envelope: caption. ANSCO SAFETY FILM 8" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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.
Occupation:
Scientists  Search this
Topic:
Scales (Weighing instruments)  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- 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 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref3863

Joe Paige at Bureau of Standards with Scientists, July 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Ansco (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Bureau of Standards  Search this
Paige, Joe  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
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
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 111
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1960-1970 -- Photographs
Date:
July 1964
Scope and Contents:
Man holding a spring scale with a block attached which is sumerged in a beaker of water. He is pointing at the scale's reading with a pencil. Two men stand next to him. On the table in front of them are some other blocks and two volumes of the "Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards". Ink on negative: "1 - 8 x 10 - 2 - 5 x 7 COMM". Ink on envelope: caption. "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 8" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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.
Occupation:
Scientists  Search this
Topic:
Scales (Weighing instruments)  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- 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 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref3865

Joe Paige at Bureau of Standards with Scientists, July 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Ansco (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Bureau of Standards  Search this
Paige, Joe  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
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
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 111
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1960-1970 -- Photographs
Date:
July 1964
Scope and Contents:
Man holding a spring scale with a block attached. Two men stand next to him. On the table in front of them is a beaker of water, some other blocks and two volumes of the "Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards". Ink on negative: "1 - 8 x 10 - 2 - 5 x 7 COMM" and "6". Ink on envelope: caption. "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 8" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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.
Occupation:
Scientists  Search this
Topic:
Scales (Weighing instruments)  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- 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 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref3867

Robert L. Shurr Script and Scrapbook for the Motion Picture "George Washington Carver"

Creator:
Parker, Ben (scriptwriter)  Search this
Shurr, Robert L. (scriptwriter)  Search this
Names:
RKO Pictures.  Search this
Tuskegee Institute  Search this
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film stills
Clippings
Press releases
Screenplays
Scrapbooks
Date:
1939-1940, 1968
Summary:
The film, George Washington Carver, starring Carver himself, was filmed in 1939 and released in 1940. Ben Parker was the director and Robert L. Shurr wrote the screenplay.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a copy of the original script for the motion picture George Washington Carver and a scrapbook detailing the motion picture's press. The bulk of the material dates to the production and release of the film, 1939-1940. There is additional correspondence from Shurr concerning the film dated 1968. The scrapbook contains photographs from the film. There are reference copies for the script and scrapbook.
Biographical / Historical:
The film, George Washington Carver, was an independent production of Bryant Productions, directed by Ben Parker and written by Robert L. Shurr. An article on Dr. George Washington Carver in Life magazine reportedly inspired the original idea for Parker. After a personal visit by Parker, Carver consented not only to approve the film but to appear in it. Parker engaged Robert L. Shurr to write the screenplay, originally titled Devil Cotton or the Story of Dr. Carver. The screenplay combined both a documentary and fictional narrative style. The screenplay detailed Carver's early life including a fictitious romantic relationship. The cast included: Ralph Edwards, Raye Gilbert, John J. Marvin, and Milton Sprague.

Raising funds for the project and making the film were both difficult. Parker eventually raised $2,000 from Allen McDowell who is listed as one of the film's producers. The film, which reportedly cost $14,000, was shot in Alabama with a small crew and very basic equipment. The film crew and those helping with the filming experienced violence from the white community which reportedly stoned McDowell and two of the film's local white participants. The film was released independently and played in a few RKO owned theatres but apparently never recouped its cost. In 1940, $10,000 was taken in at the film's premiere at Tuskegee Institute. Most likely, this was the film's largest audience.

We have no further information about the production or producer, our initial research has been unable to locate any further details concerning this film. A print of the film in its entirety is not known to exist, but portions of it are seen in a thirty minute video from Schlesinger Video Productions entitled Black Americans of Achievement: George Washington Carver.

Carver, a world famous agrichemist, was born near Diamond Grove, Missouri, circa 1864 to a woman named Mary. In 1896, he went to Tuskegee Institute as the head of the Agricultural Department and stayed there until his death on January 5, 1943.

Carver found many uses for the peanut, sweet potato, pecan, soybean, and cotton stalk. His important contributions to the Southern economy were: to diversify, utilize the land more efficiently, and in an ecologically friendly way, build up the soil, cope with plant diseases, and utilize research results in farm activities.

Among the many honors he received were: fellow, British Royal Society of Arts, 1916; Spingarn Medal from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1923; and the Theodore Roosevelt Medal, 1939. He was widely admired and Henry Ford included a replica of his birthplace at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan.

In his personal life Carver was never married and current scholarship indicates that he may have been homosexual. The historian, Horace L. Griffin, in his 2006 book Their Own Receive Them Not: African American Lesbians & Gays in Black Churches, details the clandestine homosexual life of Carver and others. Pertaining to Carver's habit of giving peanut oil massages to his male friends, Linda O. McMurry in her 1982 biography of Carver, George Washington Carver, Scientist and Symbol, relates, "Most of his male friends received at least one massage from the professor," but evidence that it ever went beyond massage is not detailed. Beginning in 1935, Carver's constant companion was Austin W. Curtis, Jr. a graduate of Cornell who taught at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College before coming to Tuskegee and joining Carver as his assistant.

Rackham Holt, Carver's biographer, describes the relationship between the two men in his 1943 biography, George Washington Carver: an American Biography, "At last someone had been welcomed not merely into Dr. Carver's laboratory, but also into his heart. He believed that there was something providential in the coming of this young man, so intensely serious about his work and extremely competent at it, who was at the same time a genial companion; he was proud of him and loved and depended on him as his own son . . . . And the affection was returned in full measure. Mr. Curtis accompanied him everywhere, seeing to his comfort, shielding him from intrusion, and acting as his official mouthpiece." Carver had a standing invitation to visit Henry Ford at his plantation in Ways, Georgia, where guest rooms were kept prepared for both Carver and Curtis. Carver died in Tuskegee, Alabama on January 5, 1943 and was buried in the churchyard of the college chapel. The National Park Service owns and maintains 210 acres of the farm where Carver was born as the George Washington Carver National Monument.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Robert L. Shurr in October 1984.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Motion pictures -- 1930-1940  Search this
Cotton stalks  Search this
Plant diseases  Search this
Pecan  Search this
Peanuts  Search this
Sweet potatoes  Search this
Agricultural chemists  Search this
Agriculture -- Research  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Agricultural chemistry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Film stills
Clippings -- 1930-1950
Press releases -- 1930-1940
Screenplays -- 1930-1940
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Robert L. Shurr Script and Scrapbook for the Motion Picture "George Washington Carver", 1939-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0133
See more items in:
Robert L. Shurr Script and Scrapbook for the Motion Picture "George Washington Carver"
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0133

Timeless at History Film Forum 2017

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-03-29T23:59:14.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_j4HyAM2dJ40

35c Charles Drew single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 1865
Depicts:
Charles Richard Drew, American, 1904 - 1950  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (gray); adhesive / engraving
Dimensions:
2.5 x 2.1 cm (1 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 3, 1981
Topic:
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Health & Medicine  Search this
Black Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2000.2016.19
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8a711c9cf-4a9d-414f-83c6-9c10e1d9edb8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2000.2016.19

35c Charles R. Drew single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 1865
Medium:
paper; ink (gray); adhesive
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 3, 1981
Topic:
Health & Medicine  Search this
Science  Search this
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Black Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1985.0021.2503
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm821554b7d-4501-4fd5-80db-53920da58078
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1985.0021.2503

Lewis Latimer Hand Puppet

Depicted:
Latimer, Lewis  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Transferring agency:
Lemelson Center  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 114.5 cm x 48.25 cm; 45 1/16 in x 19 in
Object Name:
puppet
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Blacks  Search this
African American  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.01
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Puppets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-dd1b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1030597
Online Media:

Thomas Edison Hand Puppet

Transferring agency:
Lemelson Center  Search this
Depicted:
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 114.5 cm x 48.25 cm; 45 1/16 in x 19 in
Object Name:
puppet
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
African American  Search this
electricity  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.02
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.02
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Puppets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-df1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1030598
Online Media:

Frederick Douglass Hand Puppet

Transferring agency:
Lemelson Center  Search this
Depicted:
Douglass, Frederick  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 124.5 cm x 53.25 cm; 49 in x 20 15/16 in
Object Name:
puppet
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
Anti-Slavery  Search this
African American  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.03
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.03
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Puppets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-dd1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1030599
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Ives Kromskop Co.]

Company Name:
Ives Kromskop Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Frederic Eugene Ives ; F.E. Ives ;  Search this
Notes content:
View camera for color photography; tint photometer; color motion pictures ; possibly unique ; African American scientist Frederic Eugene Ives was born in Litchfield, Connecticut in 1856. Ives was head of the Cornell University photographic laboratory. At Cornell he began developing the halftone printing process, which allowed the continuous tones of photographs or drawings to be translated into a series of minute dots. Ives inventions include the Trichromatic camera, Kromskop color camera and optical viewer, the Parallax Stereogram, and Hi-Cro Colro Processor. In the late 1920s he developed Polychrone, a two color process. http://invention.smithsonian.org/Resources/MIND_Repository_Details.aspx?rep_id=517 ; Papers of Frederic Eugene Ives and Herbert Eugene Ives, 1869-1957 are held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress;
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
8 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Cameras  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_22490
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_22490

John Thomas. Jr. (1917-1999)

Subject:
Thomas, John Jr. 1917-1999  Search this
Meharry Medical College  Search this
Brookhaven National Laboratory  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 10.03 x 12.54
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1961
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Epidemiology  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
African American physicians  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5984]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_392292

James Andrew Harris (1932-2000)

Creator:
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Subject:
Harris, James Andrew  Search this
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1969
04/16/1969
Topic:
Nuclear chemistry  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3327]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_381532

William Augustus Hinton (1883-1959)

Subject:
Hinton, William A (William Augustus) 1883-1959  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Harvard Medical School  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1949
06/30/1949
Topic:
Bacteriology  Search this
Immunology  Search this
Public health  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3219]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_381533

Charles William Johnson

Creator:
Gunter  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Charles William 1922-1999  Search this
Meharry Medical College  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1961
04/1961
Topic:
Microbiology  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4453]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_381535

Black inventors a broader view by Ezelle Sanford III

Author:
Sanford, Ezelle  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2020
Topic:
African American inventors  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Call number:
G1 .N27
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118115

America’s First Known African American Scientist and Mathematician

Creator:
Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:00:02 +0000
Topic:
Library science  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Libraries / Unbound
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f1ade55a312679c732cb5fc7d78e4410

The Real Science Behind Your Favorite Nerd Culture at Awesome Con

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Lectures
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:55:04 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_e660810f299d8b644a201f29d77cc400

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