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Pres[ident] Calvin Coolidge, #118 [cellulose acetate (or nitrate?) photonegative with contact print, ca. 1924]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933  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
Extent:
2 Items (Negative: Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7" x 5".; Contact print: Silver gelatin on paper)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Retouching
Portraits
Scope and Contents:
No ink on negative. Coolidge, wearing 3-piece suit and hat, with a black armband on his left sleeve, stands on sidewalk. The mourning armband may date this photograph to 1924, since it was on July 7, 1924 that Coolidge's son Calvin, Jr., died of blood poisoning from an infected blister. No edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
General:
Temporarily stored in Box "C".
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:
Armbands  Search this
Mourning  Search this
Presidents -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Retouching -- Pencil
Portraits -- Men
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 / Coolidge, Calvin (President)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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