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Marian Anderson Collection Donated to the National Museum of African American History and Culture On View In Washington

By Jim Weaver The orange-and-black velvet ensemble Marian Anderson (1897-1993) wore during her Easter Sunday performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939 has entered the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. Occupying the last available space on the National Mall, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African …

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