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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.