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Creators:
Lewis, Donnell
Dates:
circa 1990
Size:
0.56 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-022
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Donnell Lewis papers, which date from circa 1990 and measure .56 linear feet, document Lewis' work on an art poster featuring Marian Anderson, which he was commissioned to create in support of the 1990 Census Bureau campaign to reach the African American population. The collection is comprised of correspondence, drawings, leaflets, LP records, pamphlets, proposals, sketchbooks and videocassettes.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
National Broadcasting Company
Howard University
Dates:
1992
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Clips of Marian Anderson's outdoor concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on April 9, 1939. Howard L. Ickes introduced Marian Anderson's performance. Narration between clips of radio broadcast provides context for historical event, including its significance in sparking D.C.'s modern civil rights movements.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Agfa (film manufacturer)
Dates:
April 9, 1939
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 3-1/4" x 4-1/4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No ink on negative. Ceremony to award Anderson an honorary degree: Anderson and others wearing caps and gowns, at Howard University. Mordecai Johnson is in the center of the line. "Agfa 5" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Agfa (film manufacturer)
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
April 9, 1939
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4-1/4" x 3-1/4"..)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No ink on negative. Marian Anderson, dressed for travel with a fox stole, standing beside a train in Union Station. Porters and other travellers in background. Agfa Safety Film edge imprint. No Scurlock number.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
April 9, 1939
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 3-1/4" x 4-1/4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
April 9, 1939
Level:
item
Size:
2 Items (1 negative, a1 print, 3-1/4" x 4-1/4", and 8" x 10".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No ink on negative. Marian Anderson singing in front of bank of microphones. Crowd is seated behind her. Steps of the Memorial are visible in background. "8" edge imprint.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Agfa (film manufacturer)
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
April 9, 1939
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 3-1/4" x 4-1/4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No ink on negative. Anderson, wearing fur stole, accompanied by two men. Notation on verso of contact print: "Arrival at / Union Station / Wash D.C. w/accomp / pianist" [sic]. On Agfa Safety Film. No Scurlock number.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
April 9, 1939
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-1/4" x 4-1/4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reception at Howard University. Ms. Anderson is shown in profile, wearing a fur. A man stands beside her, and a female figure with bare shoulders is in the foreground, hiding the face of the man. No ink on negative edge. No manufacturer's mark on film edge.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
April 9, 1939
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 3-1/4" x 4-1/4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Agfa (film manufacturer)
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1939
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No ink on negative. Anderson with man and woman walking past the statue of Lincoln in the Memorial, with a policeman standing opposite them. Agfa Safety Film edge imprint. No Scurlock number.

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