Marian Anderson

Singer Marian Anderson (center) and Mary McLeod Bethune are shown with workmen who helped construct the USS Booker T. Washington -- the first World War II Liberty Ship named for an African American. Photo taken on 29 September 1942 at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards at Wilmington, California.

Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer. Image from the U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Digital ID: fsa 8b05208

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