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[Marian Anderson with Lincoln Memorial statue : film negative and paper print, 1952.]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Ickes, Harold L (Harold LeClair) 1874-1952
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
2 items: 1 negative, 3-1/4" x 4-1/4", and 1 print
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1952
1950-1960
1930-1940
Notes:
As Secretary of the Interior, Harold L. Ickes arranged for Anderson to give her historic 1939 Easter concert at the Lincoln Memorial. When Ickes died, she gave a concert in recognition of their friendship, at his memorial service at the Lincoln Memorial on April 20, 1952. See Eve Edstrom, "Marian Anderson Singing Thrills 10,000 at Ickes Rites," Washington Post, April 21, 1952, pp. B1+.
Summary:
These images apparently are related to Anderson's concert during a memorial service for Harold L. Ickes. Negative box C. A contact print, with one other image, is stored in box 81. Also number for color version.
Cite as:
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock, 1952. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Concerts
Civil rights
African American singers
Memorial service
Singers
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
Local number:
618ps0237233-01jp.tif (AC Scan No.)
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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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