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Anna Evans Murray

Object Details

sova.acma.06-016_ref232
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7c31e1fd6-18c1-41c6-948e-85b57b24888e
Photographer
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Collection Photographer
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)
Camuzzi, M.
Harris & Ewing
Collection Creator
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956
Harris, Fred (photographer)
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Place
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Topic
Educators
Portraits -- African American women
Photographer
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Culture
African American
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Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 5: Photographs / Family / Murray Family
Biographical / Historical
Anna Evans Murray (1857- 1955) the paternal aunt of opera singer Lillian Evanti, was an African American educator and civic 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.
Extent
1 Mounted photograph (6 x 4 inches)
Date
circa 1876
Container
Box 7, Folder 25
Archival Repository
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
Identifier
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003.7063.413
Type
Archival materials
Photographs
Mounted photographs
Photographs
Photographic prints
Collection Citation
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
Collection 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.
Genre/Form
Photographs
Photographic prints
Collection Restrictions
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
ACMA.06-016_ref232
ACMA.06-016
ACMA
Record ID
ebl-1588269660758-1588269661946-1
Anna Evans Murray (1857-1955)

Anna Evans Murray

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