[Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial (series), #149 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Union Station (Washington, D.C.)
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.
Stored in box C. Contact proof on 3-image print, in box 81.
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Dimples at edge from film dryer.
No ink on negative. Anderson, wearing fur stole, accompanied by two men. Notation on verso of contact print: "Arrival at / Union Station / Wash D.C. w/accomp / pianist" [sic]. On Agfa Safety Film. No Scurlock number.
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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