Denied a stage, Marian Anderson sang for a nation

The outfit, a shantung silk blouse and black silk velvet skirt, is now part of the collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. It was a gift from Ginette DePreist in memory of her husband, the conductor James DePreist, Anderson's nephew.
The outfit, a shantung silk blouse and black silk velvet skirt, is now part of the collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. It was a gift from Ginette DePreist in memory of her husband, the conductor James DePreist, Anderson's nephew.