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Ethel Payne papers, circa 1960s-1980s

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Creator:
Payne, Ethel L
Subject:
Payne, Ethel L
Carter, Jimmy 1924-
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973
Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963
Kissinger, Henry 1923-
Stokes, Louis 1925-
Physical description:
1 box (.27 linear feet)
Type:
Awards
Collection descriptions
Ephemera
Passports
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1960
1960-1989
circa 1960s-1980s
Notes:
Known as the "First Lady of the Black Press," award-winning journalist Ethel Payne was the first African-American female commentator employed by a national network when she was hired by CBS in 1972. In particular, she was known for combining journalism and advocacy in her coverage of the civil rights movement.
Summary:
The Ethel Payne papers, which date from circa 1960s to 1980s and measure .27 linear feet, document the career of journalist Ethel Payne. The collection is comprised of passports, badges, photographs, press credentials, awards and ephemera.
Cite as:
Ethel Payne papers, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution Archives, gift of Avis R. Johnson
Topic:
African American journalists
African American women
Politicians
Local number:
ACMA 2003.7053
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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