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[Marian Anderson wearing white fur : acetate film photonegative,] April 9, 1939

view [Marian Anderson wearing white fur : acetate film photonegative,] April 9, 1939 digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Howard University
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 3-1/4" x 4-1/4"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
April 9, 1939
1930-1940
1930-1950
Notes:
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Civil rights
African American singers
Documentary photography
Singers
African Americans
Local number:
Freezer box 02
618ns0177406-01jp.tif (AC Scan No.)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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