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Annie Brooks Evans

Object Details

Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scope and Contents
Annie Brooks Evans was a music school teacher in the Washington, DC public school system and the mother of the internationally renowned opera singer Madame Lillian Evanti (1890-1967).
circa 1912
1 Photographic print (4 1/4 x 9 inches)
Archival materials
Photographic prints
African Americans
Portraits -- African American women
African American women educators
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Collection Rights
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003.7063.361
Portrait of Annie Brooks Evans
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