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[Baptism ceremony, probably at Griffith Stadium, ca. 1930-1950 : cellulose acetate photonegative.]

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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)

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Good; slight discoloration, residue on edge.Procession of baptismal candidates up and down a set of steps into a pool of water. Five men dressed in black assist in the water. One of the men has one arm raised and is holding a candidate's hand with the other. Spectators stand to the side of the pool; one is holding a microphone marked 'CBS'. No ink on negative. "8 AGFA SUPERPAN PRESS" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American HistorySmithsonian 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
Type:
Image
Format:
Silver Gelatin On Cellulose Acetate Film Sheet1 Item, 3.5&Quot; X 4.5
Created Date:
1930
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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Smithsonian Institution