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Carter G. Woodson Informal Poses

Scurlock Studio and Courtesy of the National Museum of American History1948-02

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Dr. Carter G. Woodson "informal poses" #60 (dated Feb. 1948) [sic] [acetate film photonegative], 1948
view Dr. Carter G. Woodson "informal poses" #60 (dated Feb. 1948) [sic] [acetate film photonegative], 1948 digital asset number 1
PHOTOGRAPHER: Courtesy of the National Museum of American History
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
FILM MANUFACTURER:
Ansco
SUBJECT:
Woodson, Carter G (Carter Godwin) Dr. 1875-1950
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 5" x 4"
1 item
CULTURE:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
TYPE:
Portraits
Photographs
DATE:
1948
February 1948
1940-1950
NOTES:
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Excellent; no degradation evident.
SUMMARY:
No ink on negative. Dr. Carter posing in library holding an open book and with his foot on a step-stool. "Ansco Safety Film" edge imprint. Notes on original envelope: "informal poses #60 (dated Feb. 1948)." Notation on envelope: "Print". Unnumbered.
PUBLICATIONS:
Reproduced in Richard Mertens, "The coal miner who became the father of black history," University of Chicago Magazine, May-June 2008 (Vol. 100, No. 5), pp. 46-47
CITE AS:
Photograph attributed to Robert S. Scurlock, 1948. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
REPOSITORY LOC.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
TOPIC:
African American men
LOCAL NUMBER:
Box 618.04.86
618ns0225274-01pm.tif (AC Scan)
SEE MORE ITEMS IN:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
DATA SOURCE:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225274

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  • Title: Carter G. Woodson Informal Poses
  • Creator: Scurlock Studio, Courtesy of the National Museum of American History
  • Date Created: 1948-02

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