Marian Anderson #1
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Marian Anderson and her accompanist Kosti Vehanen (1887-1957), faculty member at Sibelius Institute, Helsinki, Finland, and a colleague of composer Jean Sibelius. Photo was taken aboard the "Ile de France" in 1935
View of singer Josephine Baker greeting Marian Anderson at the Beaux Arts Ball, Hotel Roosevelt in New York, New York. Harold Jackman on far left. Stamped on back: "Photo by Cecil Layne." Handwritten on back: "Josephine Baker, Marian Anderson, Harold Jackman, extreme left, Beaux Arts Ball, Hotel Roosevelt, New York City, Feb. 12, 1960."
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A 1949 "Newsweek" cover story about Marian Anderson said the singer had become “an international figure in the long struggle” for race relations in the U.S. and abroad
View of contralto Marian Anderson standing onstage with Metropolitan Opera general manager Rudolf Bing. Printed on front: "Sedge LeBlang." Stamped on back: "Sedge LeBlang, photographer for the Metropolitan Opera, 147 West 39th St., N.Y. 18, N.Y. PE. 6-8640." Handwritten on back: "Rudolf Bing, Metropolitan general manager, with Marian Anderson after signing of Met contract, Oct. 7, 1954."
Marian Anderson Biography
Marian Anderson with bass-baritone Paul Robeson during dinner in Anderson's honor, New York, 1939 (from "The Whole World in His Hands: A Pictorial Biography of Paul Robeson" by Susan Robeson)