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    Miss Margo Brown Children's Party, Dec[ember] 26, 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative].
     
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    Creator: 
    Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.) (photographers).
    Title: 
    Miss Margo Brown Children's Party, Dec[ember] 26, 1957 [cellulose acetate photonegative].
    Contained in: 
    Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records, 1905-1994.
    Phy. Description: 
    1 item, 4" x 5".
    Medium : 
    Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet.
    Digital Reference: 
    Image
    Produced: 
    December 26, 1957
    Summary: 
    Group of children around a Christmas tree. Many of the children are holding gifts and most are wearing hats. A Santa Claus or Father Christmas is standing next to the tree. Two doors have labels, "Reading Room" and "Snack Bar". No ink on negative. "KODAK -- SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouched with New Coccine.
    Cite as: 
    Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Condition: 
    Good; discoloration.
    Restrictions: 
    Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
    Culture: 
    African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
    Subject-Topical: 
    Christmas trees
    Santa Claus
    Children's parties
    African American children
    Christmas
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
    Subject-Name: 
    Brown, Margo
    Form / Genre: 
    Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
    Retouching -- Dye
    New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, 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.
    Local Number: 
    Box 618.04.98
    AC0618.004.0001139.tif (scan number)
    No Scurlock number
    Co-Creator: 
    Eastman Kodak Co. (film manufacturer).
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives Center at American HistoryAC0618.004.0001139Add Copy to MyList

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