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Mrs. Evans (birthday party), Sept[ember] 6, 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Evans, Mrs.  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
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., [4" x 5"].)
Container:
Box 30
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Birthday cards
Photographs
Retouching
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1957 September 6
Scope and Contents:
Subject/Sitter: birthday party
Posed group of men and women at a birthday party. A man and woman seated at the front of the group have a set of twin baby girls on their laps. To the right of the image there is a birthday cake with candles on a table. At the back of the image is a mantlepiece with birthday cards on it. No ink on negative. "KODAK -- SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouched 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:
Birthday parties  Search this
Birthday cakes  Search this
African American families  Search this
African American children  Search this
Twins  Search this
Genre/Form:
Birthday cards
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 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-06-ref9741

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