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[Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial: series, #135 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939

view [Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial: series, #135 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939 digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Physical description:
Negative: Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
Enlargement (print): Silver gelatin on paper, single-weight glossy
2 items: 1 negative, 3-1/4" x 4-1/4", and a1 print, 8" x 10"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1939
April 9, 1939
1930-1940
Notes:
Notes on original enclosure: "#9 / 1-8-1/2 x 7" / Vertical" (probably a printing instruction, as the negative is a horizontal view). 8" x 10" enlargement (cat no. 0618.223619) in box 81.
Summary:
No ink on negative. Marian Anderson singing in front of bank of microphones. Crowd is seated behind her. Steps of the Memorial are visible in background. "8" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Civil rights
Concerts
African American singers
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.86
2008-2180 (SI Neg. No.)
618ns0227139-01jp (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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