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Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray Esq. (1910-1985), civil rights lawyer and Episcopal priest was an activist who fought to dismantle segregation and end discrimination through the courts and on the streets

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Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray, American, 1910 - 1985  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
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)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Arlington County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
December 21, 1977
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.
A black-and-white photograph of the Reverend Dr. Anna Pauline “ The photograph is stamped and inscribed on the back.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
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© Milton Williams
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