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This collection of 89 images documents a program that brought the Washington National Opera into Ward 7 classrooms.

The collection includes both performer and audience images.

Lillian Evans Tibbs was born in Washington in 1891, a time when no woman of color sang professionally in the opera, anywhere in the world. This video traces the life of the remarkable woman who reinvented herself as Madame Evanti and broke the color…
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