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Author Freedman, Russell.
Title The voice that challenged a nation : Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights / by Russell Freedman.
Publication Info. New York : Clarion Books, c2004.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Biography  Juv. 92 AND    IN LIBRARY
Description 114 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-103), discography (p. 105-106), and index.
Contents Easter Sunday, April 9, 1939 -- Twenty-five cents a song -- A voice in a thousand -- Marian fever -- Banned by the DAR -- Singing to the nation -- Breaking barriers -- "What I had was singing."
Summary In the mid-1930s, Marian Anderson was a famed vocalist who had been applauded by European royalty and welcomed at the White House. But, because of her race, she was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. This is the story of her resulting involvement in the civil rights movement of the time.
Subject Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 -- Juvenile literature.
Contraltos -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights
ISBN 0618159762