A.K.A. Alpha Kappa Alpha Initiate Graduate Chapter, April 1963 cellulose acetate photonegative

Good; slight discoloration, slight warping, fingerprints
Posed group of women standing in a line behind a table. The table is laid with food, plates, cutlery and napkins in stacks, possibly for a buffet. There is also a floral table arrangement. There is a framed painting on the table behind them and a lamp and purse on a table to the right. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption and "c/o Mrs. Inprance [?] 1 glossy of ea 7 du of ea". "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
Cite as
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, 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
April 1963
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
film manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company
Howard University
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Washington (D.C.)
Physical description
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [4" x 5"]
Local number
Box 618.04.109
AC0618.004.0001617.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
African American college students
African American Greek letter societies
Greek letter societies
Dinners and dining
Table setting and decoration
Floral decorations
Buffets (Cookery)
African Americans
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source
Archives Center, National Museum of American History