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Created by:
The Afro-American, American, founded 1892  Search this
Signed by:
Carl J.G. Murphy, American, 1889 - 1967  Search this
Received by:
Rev. Volley V. K. Stokes, American, ca. 1889 - 1961  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
form letters
Place made:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 16, 1958
Description:
Form letter from Carl Murphy to Rev. Volley Stokes. The paper has a letterhead for [AFRO-AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS] which lists the different newspaper branches and the executive offices in Baltimore. The letter text begins [My dear Friend: / We are in the midst of the most important legislative campaign in the history of Baltimore.] There is a request for […participation as a member of a Bipartisan Citizens Committee for Good Government.] followed by an invitation for a meeting at the [AFRO Building – 628 N. Eutaw St.] The letter is signed by Carl Murphy, the president of the Afro-American Newspaper. The paper is creased from being folded. The reverse is blank and has angled staining.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Politics  Search this
Religion  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Stokes/Washington Family
Object number:
2017.14.18a
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a53e14cf-6c0a-47b8-89a8-b5041724e79f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.14.18a