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Marian Anderson

 Item
Identifier: B367.03.0002.0003.00010

Abstract

Marian Anderson (2-27-1897 to 4-8-1993) one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century. Important figure in the struggle for black artists to overcome racial prejudice and was first black person to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1917- 1951

Physical Description

Black and white photograph of Marian Anderson shaking hands with Arthur Oberfelder in front of a United airplane. Marian is dressed in a gray dress, black hat, black gloves, and a long fur coat. Arthur is dressed in a gray suit with a gray hat, a bow tie, and a black and white striped coat. The inscription is on the back of the photo in blue ink.

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Extent

From the File: 1 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 7.5 x 9.75 in.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph of Marian Anderson shaking hands with Arthur Oberfelder in front of a United airplane. Marian is dressed in a gray dress, black hat, black gloves, and a long fur coat. Arthur is dressed in a gray suit with a gray hat, a bow tie, and a black and white striped coat. The inscription is on the back of the photo in blue ink.

Inscriptions and Marks

Arriving in Denver Marian Anderson Arthur Oberfelder

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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