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[Marian Anderson recital at Lincoln Memorial (series), #148 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939

view [Marian Anderson recital at Lincoln Memorial (series), #148 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939 digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Union Station (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item 4-1/4" x 3-1/4".
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
April 9, 1939
1930-1940
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.
Negative box C. Contact print on 3-image proof print, 8 x 10", in box 81.
Summary:
No ink on negative. Marian Anderson, dressed for travel with a fox stole, standing beside a train in Union Station. Porters and other travellers in background. Agfa Safety Film edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
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
Railroad stations
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.86
618ns0227127-01jp.tif (AC Scan)
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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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