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[Crowd at Marian Anderson concert on National Mall] [cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company
Subject:
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. Crowd shot at Marian Anderson concert on National Mall, 1952, looking toward the Washington Monument reflecting pool with Monument in background (negative is overexposed; difficult to discern Monument.). "K SAFETY FILM KODAK SAFETY FI" [?] 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:
Singers
Civil rights
Concerts
Memorial service
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.079
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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