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BOX 127-130 Washington Post Company Files, 1955-2004
This series contains files related to the parent company of the Washington Post. The bulk of the series contains the publication “Company Behind the News,” which provides a monthly review from 1983 to 2000 of achievements and initiatives of various Washington Post Company subsidiaries including the Washington Post newspaper, Newsweek magazine, and various television stations. The series includes photographic slides of staff members taken for the 1977 Washington Post Company annual report. A limited number of agreements between the Washington Post Company and the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild from 1956 to 1983 are in the series. There are also files related to the recycling company Capitol Fiber and the Robinson Terminal warehouse.
Material types include: reports, agreements, photographs, slides, and newsletters.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or material type.
BOX 127 Agreements, 1956, 1964-1983
(2 folders)
BOX 127 Annual report photographic slides, 1977
(3 folders)
BOX 128 Annual reports, 1972-1980
BOX 128 Capitol Fiber annual reports, 1997-2004
(2 folders)
BOX 128 Clippings, 1961-1973, 1980-1983
BOX 128 "Company Behind the News"
BOX 128 Achievements contents, 1985-1987
BOX 128 Affiliate operations, 1983-2000
BOX 128 Broadcast division, 1983-2000
BOX 129 Cable division, 1991-1999
BOX 129 Industry issues, 1983-2000
(2 folders)
BOX 129 Magazine division, 1997-2000
BOX 129 Newspaper division, 1983-2000
BOX 129 Newsweek, 1983-1997
BOX 129 Other business, 1998-2000
BOX 129 Post-Newsweek cable, 1987-1990
BOX 129 Washington Post Company, 1983-2000
BOX 130 "Facts About the Washington Post Company," 1974, 1977
BOX 130 "Management Memorandum," 1980-1981
BOX 130 Miscellany, 1955, 1971-1975, 1981-1983, 1990, 2001-2004, undated
BOX 130 Newsweek fiftieth anniversary, 1983
BOX 130 Robinson Terminal, Springfield, Va., 1999-2000, undated
DF Digital Files, 1993-2013
The Digital Files series documents many of the Washington Post’s public relations activities, including videos and photographs of events, awards, and staff celebrations. These largely consist of videos and photographs of the Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards, Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards, Eugene Meyer Awards, Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids' Fun Run, “Paths to Success: A Forum on African-American Men,” and other Washington Post sponsored events. Commercials and videotaped features from news outlets after Mark Felt was revealed to be “Deep Throat” are also within the series. Staff members featured in videos include Agnes E. Meyer, Eugene Meyer, Katharine Graham, Herbert Block, and Boisfeuillet Jones. The digital files do not include any documentation of Washington Post web content.
Material types include: video files, audio files, photographs, spreadsheets, textual documents, and presentations.
Arranged and described according to the series and subseries of the physical materials, and if they are separations, according to the series, container, and folders from which the items were separated.
DF Public Relations Files
Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards; photographs and videos, 2005-2012
Digital ID: 86027_167_030
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Educational outreach
Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards; videos, photographs, working files, 2005-2013
Digital ID: 86027_167_004
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Digital ID: 86027_167_010
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Resources and curriculum guides, "News in Education Week Teacher’s Guide: Now I Get It!," 2006-2007
Digital ID: 86027_167_059
El Tiempo Latino, El Tiempo Latino song by Verny Varela, undated
Digital ID: 86027_167_055
Eugene Meyer Awards; photographs and videos, 2005-2012
Digital ID: 86027_167_027
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Events
Hoops for the Homeless, video, 2004
Digital ID: 86027_167_063
Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids' Fun Run; photographs and television commercials, 2003-2007
Digital ID: 86027_167_016
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Digital ID: 86027_167_064
Digital ID: 86027_167_065
Miscellany, photographs, 2004
Digital ID: 86027_167_054
Music and Dance Scholarship Awards, video, 2008
Digital ID: 86027_167_070
Digital ID: 86027_167_071
Felt, Mark, revealed as "Deep Throat," television and radio news segments, 2005
Digital ID: 86027_167_018
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Graham, Katharine, American Advertising Federation (AAF) Advertising Hall of Fame induction, video, 2002
Digital ID: 86027_167_049
History of other newspapers, New York Times printing plant videos, 1997
Digital ID: 86027_167_062
Jones, David, community relations manager, files, 2007-2010
Digital ID: 86027_167_021
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"Let Tony Try It" television segment, Fox News, Washington Post plant, College Park, Md., 2006, Dec. 7
Digital ID: 86027_167_014
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Lobby wall artwork Washington Post building, photographs, circa 2002
Digital ID: 86027_167_072
Meyer, Agnes E. and Eugene, interview with Edward R. Murrow from 1956, video, 2009
Digital ID: 86027_167_028
National Book Festival, coverage, "From the Nation's Capital" (radio program), 2007, undated
Digital ID: 86027_167_026
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"Paths to Success: A Forum on African-American Men," video, 2006
Digital ID: 86027_167_067
Photographs
Washington Post Book Club, 2008
Digital ID: 86027_167_060
Washington Post sections, 2000
Digital ID: 86027_167_053
"Read What You Need" television campaign, videos, 2005
Digital ID: 86027_167_066
Readers' Day, photographs, 2005
Digital ID: 86027_167_003
Staff
Block, Herbert, HERBLOCK: The Man Behind the Cartoons (documentary), 2009
Digital ID: 86027_167_051
Jones, Boisfeuillet, video tribute by Leonard Downie, Jr., 2011
Digital ID: 86027_167_068
Photographs, 2005
Digital ID: 86027_167_010
Retirees, 2004 See also Container 16, same heading
Digital ID: 86027_167_001
"State of the Washington Post," presentation, 2002 See also Container 17, same heading
Digital ID: 86027_167_002
"Washington Post and the Community," commercial, 2004
Digital ID: 86027_167_052
Library and News Research Center Files
The House that Abe Built, documentary about the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., 2007
Digital ID: 86027_167_048
Photographs
Hurricane Isabel, 2003
Digital ID: 86027_167_057
Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, 2001, 2001-2002
Digital ID: 86027_167_058
Staff Member Files; Lardner, George and Walter Pincus; Kennedy, John F., assassination; Coverage, thirtieth anniversary; Russian sources and Priscilla Johnson McMillan interview, 1993 See also Container 49, same heading
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