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Jacket associated with Marian Anderson's 1939 Lincoln Memorial concert

Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
silk, metal, thread, sequin
Dimensions:
Form: 26 x 23 x 19 in. (66 x 58.4 x 48.3 cm)
L x W (Flat with sleeves): 26 x 15 3/4 in. (66 x 40 cm)
L x W (Flat without sleeves): 22 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (57.2 x 40 cm)
Type:
jackets
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939; modified 1993
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ginette DePreist in memory of James DePreist
Object number:
2014.27.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5692e673d-3ba5-4532-a1b5-35b623891f26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.27.2.1
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Black velvet skirt worn by Marian Anderson for her 1939 Lincoln Memorial concert

Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
nylon velveteen, tulle, metal, cloth
Dimensions:
Form: 44 x 36 x 38 in. (111.8 x 91.4 x 96.5 cm)
L x W (Front flat): 40 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (102.9 x 39.4 cm)
L x W (Train flat): 53 x 15 1/2 in. (134.6 x 39.4 cm)
Type:
skirts
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ginette DePreist in memory of James DePreist
Object number:
2014.27.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd543b7308e-a990-4a32-b38c-829a7132fdbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.27.2.2

Promotional and souvenir program autographed by Marian Anderson

Written by:
Sol Hurok, American, 1888 - 1974  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (29.8 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
programs
Date:
ca. 1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jackie Bryant Smith
Object number:
2010.66.153
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55b7dcbb8-1825-4248-b27a-99505cefd07a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.66.153

Scrapbook compiled by Louise Alexander Gunn

Created by:
Louise Alexander Gunn, American  Search this
Subject of:
Valaida Snow, American, 1904 - 1956  Search this
Texas Guinan, American, 1884 - 1933  Search this
Wealthy Davis, American  Search this
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
newsprint, ink on photographic paper, cardboard, metal
Dimensions:
12 x 8 1/2 x 1 in. (30.5 x 21.6 x 2.5 cm)
Type:
scrapbooks
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920s - 1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Communities  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Families  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.65.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54e066dff-37fd-48fd-84cc-072edf9f652b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.65.2

Printing plate of Marian Anderson

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
The Chicago Defender, American, founded 1905  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
zinc
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/4 × 3 15/16 × 1/16 in. (14.6 × 10 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
printing plates
portraits
Place collected:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Object number:
2012.18.5.49
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chicago Defender Publishing Company
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54a82dad0-0054-4b2d-8222-45929c114094
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.18.5.49
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Marian Anderson Sings Spirituals

Recorded by:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
vinyl , cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (25.7 x 25.7 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Place made:
Camden, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.137.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bee0037a-e7d9-4b75-b534-ae7cfc37b453
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.137.4ab
Online Media:

Program for a Marian Anderson concert at the War Memorial Opera House

Published by:
Moss and Hayman Management, American  Search this
Produced by:
Sol Hurok, American, 1888 - 1974  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
War Memorial Opera House, founded 1932  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 3/4 x 5 13/16 in. (22.2 x 14.8 cm)
Type:
programs
Place depicted:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 10, 1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jackie Bryant Smith
Object number:
2010.66.144
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59c103f6d-f9d0-440b-870b-0d5756fc843a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.66.144
Online Media:

Marian Anderson

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (24.1 x 19.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Howard Greenberg Gallery
Object number:
2012.169.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53ca33d33-f8fd-43a9-ba4f-76ae869d90c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.169.4

Marian Anderson, Celebrated Contralto, Recognized as one of the Greatest of All Time

Published by:
The Associated Publishers, Inc., American, 1921 - 2005  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
paper (fiber product) and ink
Dimensions:
L x W: 5 11/16 x 4 in. (14.4 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
portraits
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jackie Bryant Smith
Object number:
2010.66.145
Restrictions & Rights:
©1947 The Associated Publishers, Inc. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5967d828d-4d9e-4a7a-81db-a2d756d9de23
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.66.145
Online Media:

Robert L. Carter Oral History Interview

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Robert L. Carter, American, 1917 - 2012  Search this
Interviewed by:
Dr. Patricia A. Sullivan, born 1950  Search this
Subject of:
Lincoln University, American, founded 1866  Search this
Howard University School of Law, American, founded 1869  Search this
Columbia University, American, founded 1754  Search this
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., American, founded 1940  Search this
Board of Education of Topeka, American  Search this
Oliver L. Brown, American, 1918 - 1961  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 3 hr., 5 min., 50 sec.
Total: 275.99 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 22, 2010
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Justice  Search this
Law  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Object number:
2011.174.1.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Civil Rights History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5209a9696-b777-4481-9651-9db2f7e3dade
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.1.1abc

Ensemble associated with Marian Anderson's 1939 Lincoln Memorial concert

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
Jacket: silk, metal, thread, sequin;
Skirt: nylon velveteen, tulle, metal, cloth
Dimensions:
Jacket on form: 26 × 23 × 19 in. (66 × 58.4 × 48.3 cm)
Skirt on form: 44 × 36 × 38 in. (111.8 × 91.4 × 96.5 cm)
Type:
jackets
skirts
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939; modified 1993
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ginette DePreist in memory of James DePreist
Object number:
2014.27.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56d288877-07f1-4ae9-b80f-4232ee7f278d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.27.2
Online Media:

Satin gown worn by Marian Anderson and Denyce Graves

Designed by:
Barbara Karinska, Ukrainian, 1886 - 1983  Search this
Worn by:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Denyce Graves, American, born 1964  Search this
Medium:
silk satin, silk faille, cotton, synthetic fiber, synthetic and metallic lace, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W: 69 x 31 in. (175.3 x 78.7 cm)
Type:
gowns
Date:
mid 20th century; altered 2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Denyce Graves
Object number:
2012.49.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a76a5b44-3e52-4bea-8be3-05c377d237ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.49.1
Online Media:

Fabric fragments from a dress worn by Marian Anderson altered for Denyce Graves

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Denyce Graves, American, born 1964  Search this
Medium:
.1: silk satin
.2: silk
.3: lace
.4: silk satin
Dimensions:
H x W (.1): 6 1/2 × 11 in. (16.5 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (.2): 8 1/2 × 16 in. (21.6 × 40.6 cm)
H x W (.3 (largest)): 5 × 5 1/2 in. (12.7 × 14 cm)
H x W (.4 (largest)): 1 × 39 in. (2.5 × 99.1 cm)
Type:
swatches
Date:
2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly Johnson
Object number:
2013.186.1-.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ce25747-e6d5-4a31-aea4-3d9afeda6f1c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.186.1-.4

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