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[Marian Anderson at Howard University, from "Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial" (series) #145 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939

view [Marian Anderson at Howard University, from "Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial" (series) #145 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939 digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Subject:
Johnson, Mordecai W (Mordecai Wyatt) 1890-1976
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
Aprill 9, 1939
1930-1940
1930-1950
Notes:
Negative box C. Contact proof on 3-image print, 8 x 10 in., in box 81.
Summary:
No ink on negative. Ceremony to award Anderson an honorary degree: Anderson and others wearing caps and gowns, at Howard University. Mordecai Johnson is in the center of the line. "Agfa 5" 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:
Academic costume
African American singers
Singers
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.86
618ns0227132-01jp.tif (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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