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Anne Gamble Kennedy 100 Birthday Celebration Virtual Exhibit

September 25, 2020

Come celebrate the 100th birthday of Fisk professor Anne Gamble Kennedy by visiting the Virtual Exhibit on her life and career, launching September 25th at 11:00 am. CDT. In the exhibit, you will see photographs and newspaper articles on her concerts and tours with the Fisk Jubilee Singers, as well as a commissioned portrait by esteemed artist Aaron Douglas. There is correspondence to then Miss Gamble from John W. Work III and Fisk President Charles S. Johnson, as well as personal notes from Duke Ellington, Marian Anderson, W.C. Handy, et al. You will also hear music from her newly released 1947 studio recording. Register at

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September 25, 2020