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Mr. Arthur Wilmer [#1 of 2] [acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Creator:
Defender (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Wilmer, Arthur  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 293
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans -- 1930-1950
Date:
December 1, December 13 [ca. 1940]
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 49381
Caption on negative: "49381 Mr. Arthur Wilmer 3 8x10." Bust portrait of man in suit. "Dec. 1" and "Dec. 13" without year written on original envelope. Retouching on face. "Defender Safety Base" edge imprint.
Biographical / Historical:
Mr. Wilmer was the proprietor of the Little Harlem or Harlem Cafe at 1851 7th St., N.W.; he applied for a building permit in 1946. Information supplied by Andrea F. Schoenfeld, EHT Traceries, 19 July 2005.
General:
Box 618.004.076
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.
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- Men
Photographs -- 1930-1950 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Retouching -- Pencil
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: W - Wynter
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref76960

Mr. Arthur Wilmer [#2 of 2] [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Creator:
Defender (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Wilmer, Arthur  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 293
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans -- 1930-1950
Date:
December 1, December 13 [ca. 1940]
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 49381
Caption on negative: "49381 Mr. Arthur Wilmer 3 8x10." Bust portrait of man in suit. Retouching on face. "Defender Safety Base" edge imprint.
Biographical / Historical:
Mr. Wilmer was the proprietor of the Little Harlem or Harlem Cafe at 1851 7th St., N.W.; he applied for a building permit in 1946. Information supplied by Andrea F. Schoenfeld, EHT Traceries, 19 July 2005.
General:
Box 618.004.076
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.
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- Men
Photographs -- 1930-1950 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Retouching -- Pencil
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: W - Wynter
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref76964

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