Modeling the Memorial

Found this thought provoking irony via @LincolnsCottage

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TDIH: Marion Anderson and the Lincoln Memorial

Alright, so this isn’t DIRECTLY Lincoln related — but it is one of my favorite moments in history on the steps of the Lincoln.

 

On this day in 1939 Marian Anderson gave her famous Lincoln Memorial Easter performance to a crowd of 75,000 (not including radio listeners). Learn more about her here or here.