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Ephemera, 1968-2002 (continued)
The 52 Street Americana Festival presents the Duke Ellington Memorial Award to Ralph Ellison for his essay on Duke Ellington’s contribution to American culture on the occasion of Mr. Ellington’s 70th birthday. September 30, 1990. (continued)
Wooden plaque.
Carnegie Corporation for the Advancement and Diffusion of Knowledge and Understanding. Ralph Ellison. Plaque design by [Paul Manship] c1987.
The City College of New York. Langston Hughes Award. For contributions to the Arts and Letters. Ralph Waldo Ellison. April 11, 1984.
Award is in light blue Tiffany and Co. pouch.
Courses by Newspaper. University of California Extension, San Diego National Endowment for the Humanities. To Ralph W. Ellison in appreciation of his dedicated service while a member of the National Board Courses by Newspaper. April, 1975 to December, 1977.
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University 1963. One side states “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Reverse: Shows Lincoln and the dates 1809-1865 and states, “With malice toward none...with charity for all.”
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University. One side states, “The shot heard round the world” and “Concord Hymn.” Reverse: Shows Ralph Waldo Emerson and the dates 1803-1882. c1968.
Wooden plaque.
Hudson Institute. Policy research in the public interest. Certificate of membership. “This is to certify that Ralph Ellison has been duly admitted as a public member of Hudson Institute, Inc....for a term commencing on December 29, 1967 and ending December 31, 1974...” on January 1, 1970.
Award is signed by the Director [Herman Kahn] and the Secretary
Museum of the City of New York. More than a mirror to the past. 1923. 50th Anniversary. 1973.
National Medal of Arts. On reverse: United States of America. Ralph Ellison.
New York Public Library. Literary Lions 10th Anniversary. Reverse: A decade of literary lions.
Gold medal hangs from orange cloth.
The 52 Street Americana Festival presents the Duke Ellington Memorial Award to Ralph Ellison for his essay on Duke Ellington’s contribution to American culture on the occasion of Mr. Ellington’s 70th birthday. September 30, 1990.
Wooden plaque.
Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation, Inc. Ralph Ellison. 1994 Wall of Fame Humanitarian Award. Made at Midwest Trophy Manufacturing. Del City, OK.
Award is made of lucite and sits in a black stand.
Oklahoma Heritage Association Hall of Fame Medal. Reverse: Ralph Ellison, 2002.
Green, red, and gold medal hangs from maroon cloth.
Sophomore class ’70 of the University of Notre Dame presents to Ralph Ellison this expression of appreciation for his participation in 1968 Sophomore festival Notre Dame, April 1-6.
Wooden plaque.
Tuskegee National Alumni Association presents to Ralph Ellison in appreciation for the continued service he has given to Tuskegee Institute and his outstanding contributions to the literary field. December 15, 1974.
Wake Forest University. 1834. Pro Humanitate. Ralph Ellison. For service as a member of the Wake Forest Board of Visitors 1983-1986.

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