[Marian Anderson wearing white fur : acetate film photonegative,] April 9, 1939
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 3-1/4" x 4-1/4"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
April 9, 1939
In a lecture at George Washington University, 10/19/01, Jeff Fearing attributed the Anderson documentation to Robert Scurlock, and Vivian Scurlock corroborated this on 6/26/02.
From negative Box C. No. 147 on original container. Contact proof on 2-image print (labelled "reception at Howard U" on verso) , in Box 81.
Reception at Howard University. Ms. Anderson is shown in profile, wearing a fur. A man stands beside her, and a female figure with bare shoulders is in the foreground, hiding the face of the man. No ink on negative edge. No manufacturer's mark on film edge.
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History