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[Newsboys, at least three girls, and men in front of Howard Theater, with Cab Calloway's name on signs : acetate film photonegative,]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Creator:
Defender (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Howard Theatre (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Allen, Shep  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Millinder, Lucky.  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 13, Folder 35
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Date:
1936
Scope and Contents:
Scan Number: 618ns0177494jp.tif
Also shows signs for Lucky Millinder's Stage Revue. The tall man standing directly under the "B" of "Blue Rhythm Band" at the right is Shep Allen, manager of the Howard Theater. Note: print from negative also in collection: Corcoran exhibit series, #119.
No ink on negative. Defender Safety Base.
General:
From original negative Box 5895526E.
Exhibitions Note:
Reproduction photograph of this image exhibited in "The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise," NMAAHC Gallery, NMAH, January 30 - November 15, 2009; image also reproduced in exhibit's companion book.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

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:
Children -- 1930-1940  Search this
Theaters -- 1930-1940 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Newspaper carriers -- 1930-1940 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Banquet camera photographs -- 1930-1940
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.12: Banquet Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.12: Banquet Negatives / 4.12: Banquet Negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-12-ref617

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