Papers of Pauli Murray, 1827-1985


Papers of Pauli Murray, 1827-1985


Correspondence, writings, photographs, etc., of Pauli Murray, lawyer, activist, and first African-American woman ordained as an Episcopal priest.

135 file boxes, 5 half file boxes, 1 folio box, 122 folders and 2 volumes of photographs, 3 oversize volumes, 12 folio folders, 13 folio folders, 5 oversize folders, 1 supersize folder, 120 audiocassettes

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Stephen Vincent Beńet was born July 22, 1898, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, into a military family. His father had a wide appreciation for literature, and Beńet's siblings, William Rose and Laura, also becmae writers. Beńet attended Yale University where he published two collections of poetry, Five Men and Pompey (1915), The Drug-Shop (1917). His studies were interrupted by a year of civilian military service; he worked as a cipher-clerk in the same department as James Thurber. He graduated fro...

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Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...

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Morris Milgram was born and raised in New York, the son of Jewish parents working in the garment industry. He attended City University of New York from where he was expelled after leading a protest against a university-sponsored visit by Italian fascist students. He finished studies at Dana College (later Newark University) and started working for the Workers⁰́₉ Defense League, first as executive secretary and eventually as national secretary. In 1947 he resigned from the Workers⁰́₉ Defense Leag...

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