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Evans-Tibbs Collection  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic print: gelatin silver; 6x 4 inches
African American  Search this
Photographic prints
Oberlin (Ohio)
Washington (D.C.)
Circa 1876
Anna Evans Murray (1857- 1955) was an African American educator and civil leader in Washington, D.C. She was born in 1857 in Oberlin, Ohio to Henrietta Leary (1827-1908) and Henry Evans (1817-1886). Anna graduated from Oberlin College in 1876 and married Daniel Murray (1852-1925), assistant to the Librarian of Congress in 1879. Murray taught music at the Mott School and Howard University. She was an advocate for kindergarten education and the training of teachers for that purpose within the District of Columbia public school system. Mrs. Murray also served as chair of the Education Committee of the National League of Colored Women (NLCW) and the State Federation of Colored Women's Club.
Cite as:
Evans-Tibbs Collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr
Repository Loc.:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, MRC-777 1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020 (tel. 202.633.4853, fax 202.287.2422) Consult archivist by appointment
African American women  Search this
Educators  Search this
Portraits  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
ACMA PH2003.7063.385
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives