Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
From negative Box B.
Degree in music from Howard University; married vocal instructor Prof. Roy W. Tibbs. Continued study in Europe, made professional operative debut in Nice, France, 1925. Stage name formed from combination of single and married names, Washington concert debut, 1933. Helped found the Negro National Opera Company.
No. 95 [or 94?] on original envelope. Ink on negative edge: "25057 Mme. Evanti 6". Edge imprint: Eastman--Safety--Kodak.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History