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Title
Honoress and Other Guests at African American Living Legends Program
Creator
County of Los Angeles Public Library
Date Created and/or Issued
1983-02-25
2016-07-27
Contributing Institution
LA County Library
Collection
African American Living Legends Series Program Archive
Rights Information
In Copyright For more information, please visit <http://rightsstatements.org/page/InC/1.0>
Description
Honorees and other attendees pose for a photo at the fourth annual African American Living Legends Series program at A C Bilbrew Library, which honored black women in history. Honorees included contralto Marian Anderson, White House seamstress and housemaid Lillian Rogers Parks, civil rights activist Rosa Parks, education reformer Marnesba Tackett, singer Sarah Vaughan, <i>Los Angeles Sentinal</i> publisher Ruth Washington, and Los Angeles leader Vassie Wright. Pictured left to right in the back row are actor Debbie Allen, Los Angeles leader Marcine Shaw, Los Angeles leader Wini Jackson, County of Los Angeles Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, and Sirmello Exum. Pictured left to right in the front row are musician Cab Calloway, Vassie Wright, Lillian Rogers Parks, and Ruth Washington.
Type
image
Format
black-and-white photographs
image/jpeg
Identifier
brc029
http://cdm15952.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15952coll14/id/28
Language
English
Subject
Allen, Debbie, 1950-
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994
Exum, Sirmello
Hahn, Kenneth
Jackson, Wini
Parks, Lillian Rogers
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005
Shaw, Marcine
Tackett, Marnesba
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990
Washington, Ruth
Wright, Vassie
Libraries--Cultural programs
County of Los Angeles Public Library
Place
33.918247
-118.279555
Source
County of Los Angeles Public Library. Black Resource Center
Relation
African American Living Legends Series Collection
African American Living Legends Series Program Archive
Provenance
600 dpi, 24-bit depth color, Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner, SilverFast Ai IT scanning software. Archival master file is a TIFF.

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