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Photograph of Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray in her study in Arlington, VA

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Photograph by
Williams, Milton, American, born 1940
Subject of
Rev. Dr. Murray, Pauli, American, 1910 - 1985
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 1/4 × 9 9/16 in. (18.4 × 24.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 15/16 × 10 3/16 in. (20.2 × 25.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Arlington County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
December 22, 1976
Caption
Attorney, author, scholar, and Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray, the first black female Episcopal Church deacon. In January of 1977, she was ordained as the first black female Episcopal priest. She is pictured here in her study in her Arlington, Virginia apartment. December 22, 1976.
Milton Williams, Moments in Time, 1973-1993 (Nashville: James C. Winston Publishing Co., 1996), 110.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of the Reverend Dr. Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray sitting at a typewriter by a desk crowded with papers. The photograph is stamped and inscribed on the back.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Feminism
Local and regional
Photography
Religious groups
Social reform
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number
2011.15.126
Restrictions & Rights
© Milton Williams
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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