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[Marian Anderson recital at Lincoln Memorial : paper photoprint,] April 9, 1939

view [Marian Anderson recital at Lincoln Memorial : paper photoprint,] 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
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on single-weight, glossy paper
1 item, 8" x 10"
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 concert documentation to Robert Scurlock, and Vivian Scurlock corroborated this on 6/26/02.
Stored with key captioned prints.
Summary:
Anderson is shown standing at NBC microphones, singing. Copyright symbol and "Scurlock" in ink, lower right margin. Scurlock Studio rubber stamp imprints on verso, with caption in ink. "31" in circle in red ballpoint, upper right verso. The negative for this print is cat. no. 618.227139.
Cite as:
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Concerts
Civil rights
African American singers
Portraits, Group
Singers
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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