Negress singer sings from Lincoln Memorial by Government invitation after being barred from a hall.
USA: Washington, DC:
Lincoln Memorial and crowd in foreground arriving, at capitol / Abraham Lincoln statue / Crowded front of memorial / Marion Anderson bowing to the crowd / black people applauding / Marion Anderson singing "Ava Maria" / General view of crowd applauding.
Sound Effects: Marion Anderson sings complete phrase of Ava Maria.
Good Scenes: Black and white people arriving for concert / Man introducing Marion Anderson and more of Anderson singing 'Ave Maria' SOT / Crowd standing listening
Ethnic Minorities, United States of America, Music and Dance, Marion Anderson (1897-1993), Personalities - Performers, Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments, Women, Crime, Punishment and Law Enforcement
Background: Negress singer sings from Lincoln Memorial by Government invitation after being barred from a hall.