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Oscar Chapman speaking [at Marian Anderson concert on National Mall] [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Oscar Chapman speaking [at Marian Anderson concert on National Mall] [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
Chapman, Oscar
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Ickes, Harold L (Harold LeClair) 1874-1952
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 2.5" x 2.5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1952
1940-1950
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:
No ink on negative. Oscar Chapman speaking to audience. Marian Anderson and Mrs. Chapman are seated next to him on the dais. "KODAK SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Singers
Civil rights
African Americans
Concerts
Memorial service
Local number:
Box 618.04.79
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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