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Scrapbook, Volume 2 (2 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Studenski, Paul, 1887-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1915-1961
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Paul Studenski Collection, Acc. 1989-0012, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paul Studenski Collection
Paul Studenski Collection / Series 3: Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0012-ref29
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Donald Murray Jr. Papers

Extent:
2.4 Cubic feet (1 box, 4 flat boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Programs (documents)
Awards
Certificates
Audiovisual materials
Place:
Washington, D.C. -- history
Date:
1934-2014
Summary:
Donald Murray, Jr. papers consists of 2.4 linear feet of mixed archival materials. The materials speak to Mr. Murray's role as a manager and Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), his involvement in DC politics and family history. Documents include photographs, ephemera from various organizations and some videotaped materials of local social events.
Scope and Contents:
The Donald Murray Jr. papers measure 2.4 cubic feet and date from 1934 to 2014, with the bulk of the material dating from 1987 to 2004. The papers contain biographical material, records related to Murray's professional activities, photographs, and audiovisual material.

The biographical files contain scrapbooks, awards and certificates, and material related both to his family and his personal background. Contents include a scrapbook detailing the Million Man March, memorial programs for family members or friends, a high school year book, and assorted celebratory event programs. Additional material related to Murray's family include a family portrait listed in the Photographs series.

Of the three scrapbooks in the collection, one has been disassembled due to preservation concerns and is housed in the order in which it was presented. Images of the original scrapbook are included. Additional scrapbooks are maintained as they were received.

The professional files document activities Murray led or participated in as a part of the Humanities Council of Washington D.C. which includes correspondence and material collected from his time on Mayor Marion Barry Jr.'s administration, such as copies of proclamations and background on Murray and other cabinet members.

The series Photographs contains four oversized portraits of Donald Murray Jr. and his family, as well as the Morgan State University graduating class of 1960, and a signed portrait of an unknown man.

Audiovisual material contains 15 items that include copies of documentaries, lectures given by Donald Murray Jr., and public testimonies. Additional material includes photographs or videos of events.
Arrangement:
The Donald Murray Jr. papers is arranged in 4 series.

Series 1: Biographical Files

Series 2: Professional Files

Series 3: Photographs

Series 4: Audiovisual Material
Biographical Note:
Donald Murray Junior was one of the first generation of professional city government leaders in Washington D.C. who became prominent after home rule and the election of Marion Barry Jr. Following the election of Mayor Barry, Murray became the Manager and Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) in March 1987.

Murray received his bachelor's degree from Morgan State University in Baltimore, and a master's degree in social work from Howard University. As a graduate student at Howard University, he worked for the United Planning Organization and then served three years as Associate Director of Friendship House Association. He also served in the Army for two years.

Prior to his career in city goverment, Murray was a professor at the University of Maryland and Director of the university's African Studies Department. He left the university in 1981 to become acting director of the Department of Licenses, Investigations and Inspections of the District of Columbia.

Donald Murray Junior served as a board member to the Humanities Council of Washington D.C. from 2004 to 2010.
Provenance:
Donated by Donald Murray Jr. in 2015.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
D.C. Community Humanities Council  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Programs (documents)
Awards
Certificates
Audiovisual materials
Citation:
Donald Murray Jr. Papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Donald Murray Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-078
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-078

Dream city : race, power, and the decline of Washington, D.C. / Harry Jaffe, Tom Sherwood

Author:
Jaffe, Harry  Search this
Sherwood, Tom  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 489 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2014
1878-1967
1967-1995
1995-
Topic:
Racism  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106152

Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow / Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Title:
Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow
Author:
Gates, Henry Louis Jr.  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 296 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
1863-1877
1877-1964
19th century
20th century
Topic:
African Americans--Segregation--History  Search this
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
White supremacy movements--History  Search this
Racism in popular culture--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104620

History of the United States from the compromise of 1850, by James Ford Rhodes ..

Author:
Rhodes, James Ford 1848-1927  Search this
Physical description:
9 v. ports., maps (part fold.) 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1900
1928
1900-28
1849-1877
Civil War, 1861-1865
1865-1898
20th century
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
E178 .R47X
E178.R47X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_20574

A living history of the 1960s : compiled from eloquent editorials by Jack Jurey in reporting momentous events of that period on WTOP TV and radio in the nation's capital / Philomena Jurey

Author:
Jurey, Philomena aut  Search this
Subject:
Jurey, Jack  Search this
Physical description:
538 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2013
20th century
Topic:
Journalists  Search this
Nineteen sixties  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Editorials--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1062496

[Trade catalogs from West Penn Power Co.]

Company Name:
West Penn Power Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Provides recommendations for wiring and electrical equipment in homes. "Rules Applying to Wiring and Electrical Equipment"
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27908
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27908

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