Posts tagged "Scurlock"

Happy Founders Day to the wonderful women of Alpha Kappa Alpha! The first sorority for African-American women was founded 105 years ago today at Howard Univerity, where this photo was taken in 1945 by the legendary photographer, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964). Photo: Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

The peerless Madam C.J. Walker was born 144 years ago today. In this photo by Addison Scurlock (circa 1912), Madam Walker is wearing a Chinese silk shawl that her great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles recently discovered in a steamer trunk. 

The peerless Madam C.J. Walker was born 144 years ago today. In this photo by Addison Scurlock (circa 1912), Madam Walker is wearing a Chinese silk shawl that her great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles recently discovered in a steamer trunk