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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
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Educational outreach
Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards; videos, photographs, working files, 2005-2013
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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
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Hoops for the Homeless, video, 2004
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Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids' Fun Run; photographs and television commercials, 2003-2007
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Miscellany, photographs, 2004
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Music and Dance Scholarship Awards, video, 2008
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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
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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
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Meyer, Agnes E. and Eugene, interview with Edward R. Murrow from 1956, video, 2009
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National Book Festival, coverage, "From the Nation's Capital" (radio program), 2007, undated
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"Paths to Success: A Forum on African-American Men," video, 2006
Digital ID: 86027_167_067
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
Block, Herbert, HERBLOCK: The Man Behind the Cartoons (documentary), 2009
Digital ID: 86027_167_051
Jones, Boisfeuillet, video tribute by Leonard Downie, Jr., 2011
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Photographs, 2005
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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
Hurricane Isabel, 2003
Digital ID: 86027_167_057
Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, 2001, 2001-2002
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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
Digital ID: 86027_167_069
E Streeters Files, meetings, transcripts and photographs, 2005-2009
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BOX OV 1-OV 8 Oversize, 1937-2013
This series primarily contains documents separated from other series. These include many retirement and goodbye mock-ups of the Washington Post to celebrate staff members Elsie Mae Carper, Alfred Friendly, Donald E. Graham, Katharine Graham, and Al Lewis. A rolodex belonging to Meg Greenfield contains professional and personal contact information for colleagues, politicians, foreign officials, academics, and family. The series also contains a financial ledger documenting expenses and revenues of various distribution outlets from 1948 to 1953.
Material types include: newspapers, posters, rolodex, ledger, and wire report.
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.
Public Relations Files
BOX OV 1 Anniversaries, 100 year, Washington Post Magazine, “Centennial,” 1977, Dec. 18 (Container 1, same heading)
BOX OV 2 Centennial Post from the Smithsonian Institution's "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," 1976 (Container 1, same heading)
BOX OV 1 Open house, poster, 1972, Sept. 24 (Container 9, same heading)
BOX OV 1 Principles, poster, undated (Container 10, same heading)
BOX OV 3 Staff, special internal editions of the Washington Post for staff member commemorations
BOX OV 3 Carper, Elsie Mae, 1989
BOX OV 3 Carswell, Shirley, 2013
BOX OV 3 Friendly, Alfred, Captain, 1971
BOX OV 3 Graham, Donald, 2013
BOX OV 3 Graham, Katharine, 1987
BOX OV 3 Hannan, Mark, 1986
BOX OV 3 Jones, Boisfeuillet, 2011
BOX OV 3 Lewis, Al, 1985
BOX OV 3 Meyer, Agnes E. and Eugene, 1954
BOX OV 3 Silberman, Peter, 1990
BOX OV 3 Wilkinson, Tom, 2009
BOX OV 1 "The Story of Agnes Richardy and the Hundred and Fifty-Seven Thousand Dollars: A Case History of Newspaper Influence as Demonstrated by the Washington Post," circa 1940s
BOX OV 1 "True Story Behind the News," comic strip, 1950
Library and News Research Center Files
BOX OV 2 Anniversary, 125th, artifact submissions and editor notes, full published section, 2002, June 5
BOX OV 1 Chapel Post, 1945-1946 (Container 22, same heading)
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