Marian Anderson recital at Lincoln Memorial : paper photoprint, April 9, 1939

Marian Anderson recital at Lincoln Memorial : paper photoprint, April 9, 1939

Notes
In a lecture at George Washington University, 10/19/01, Jeff Fearing attributed the Anderson concert documentation to Robert Scurlock, and Vivian Scurlock corroborated this on 6/26/02.
Stored with key captioned prints.
Summary
Anderson is shown standing at NBC microphones, singing. Copyright symbol and "Scurlock" in ink, lower right margin. Scurlock Studio rubber stamp imprints on verso, with caption in ink. "31" in circle in red ballpoint, upper right verso. The negative for this print is cat. no. 618.227139.
Cite as
Photograph by Robert S. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Date
1939
April 9, 1939
1930-1940
1930-1950
photographer
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Creator
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Physical description
Silver gelatin on single-weight, glossy paper
1 item, 8" x 10"
Topic
Concerts
Civil rights
African American singers
Portraits, Group
Singers
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
African Americans
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source
Archives Center, National Museum of American History