Group of woman posed in a line inside Union station. They are dressed in outdoor clothing and there are a row of suitcases in front of them. Signs behind them read, "Train Mail", "Depart" and "Exit". There is a train visible to the left. No ink on negative. "KODAK - SAFETY 127" edge imprint.
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.
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.
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
The collection was acquired with assistance from the Eugene Meyer Foundation. Elihu and Susan Rose and the Save America's Treasures program, provided funds to stabilize, organize, store, and create digital surrogates of some of the negatives. Processing and encoding funded by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice. One box of letters from Jim Nutt are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing and digitization of the Ray Yoshida papers received Federal support from the Asian Pacific American Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center.
Printed caption on recto reads: "N.⁰ 19 - Huila - Sá da Bandeira Estação do C. Ferro."
Printed text on verso reads: "Visitai a Huila / Sá Da Bandeira, a encantadora e progressiva cidade do Sul de Angola, alcandorada nos píncaros da Chela, a 1.800 metros de altitude, convida-vos a admirar as suas belezas naturais, numas Férias repousantes. / Fotografias de DECIO / Edição de RÁDIO - FOTO - BAZAR."
Title source: Postcard caption.
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.