Awards, 1938 -- 1972


This series is part of Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1890 -- 1992

Series Overview

Title: Awards
Dates: 1938 -- 1972
Call Number: MS025.010
Size: 4.15 Cubic Feet, 21 Audiovisual Object(s)

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  Box for American Life Convention medal 1956

Dimensions: 4 1/2"L x 4 1/2"W.
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  American Life Convention Medal 1956

Dimensions: 3 1/4 Diameter. Bronze medal with 3 male figures in relief on front: S.A. Foster, J.B. Reynolds, and C.E. Dark. Back is flat with two flags and quote. In leather box lined with velvet.
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  Richard Gottheil Award 1958

Dimensions: 3 1/4" Diameter. Bronze medal with relief image of Richard Gottheil on front. Back contains award details. Awarded by the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity in 1958 for the "Fostering of Better Human Understanding and Relationships Among Peoples."
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  Case for Richard Gottheil Award 1958

Dimensions: 5"L x 4 1/2"W x 1"H. Black leather case lined with velvet, snap closure.
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  Page One Award, Apr. 29 1955

Dimensions: 4 1/2" L x 3 1/2"W x 1 1/4"H. Metal printing plate in red leather case. Mirror and lining inside case. Metal very corroded, dent in leather on top of case.
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  Page One Award, May 14 1954

Dimensions: 4 1/4"L x 3 1/2"W x 1 1/4"H. Metal printing plate in red leather case. Metal has begun to corrode. Mirror and red lining in case.
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  Page One Award, May 20 1949

Dimensions: 4 1/2"L x 3 1/2"W x 1 1/4"H. Metal printing plate in red leather case. Mirror and beize lining inside. Marked with tag.
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  George Foster Peabody for Conspicuous Service in Radio Broadcasting

Dimensions: 2 1/2" Diameter.
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  Case for George Foster Peabody Award

Dimensions: 4"L x 4"W x 1"H. Blue leather case with blue velvet lining. Marked with tag.
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  Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York Medal, Nov. 22 1955

Dimensions: 3"H x 3"W x 1"L. Medal encased in clear plastic. Presented by Dorothy F. Rodgers and Felicia W. Sarnoff in grateful appreciation.
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  George Foster Peabody Award for Conspicuous Service in Radio, TV

Dimensions: 2 1/2" Diameter. Bronze medal with image of George F. Peabody.
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  Case for George Foster Peabody Foster Award

Dimensions: 4"L x 4"W x 1"H. Blue leather case with blue velvet lining. Marked with tag.
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39090015522382
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  State of Israel Medal, 20th anniversary of ghetto uprising

Dimensions: 2 1/4" Diameter. Medal with image of man and crumbling wall. Medal stuck in case, not marked with item number.
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  Annual Freedom Award, Freedom House 1954

Dimensions: 6 1/2"H x 8"W. Bronze plaque, small globe in center. Back covered with felt.
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MS025.010.001.00014
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  Case for Annual Freedom Award 1954

Dimensions: 8"L x 9"W. Red velvet case.
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  Kappa Sigma Man of the Year Award 1941

Dimensions: 4 1/2" L x 4 1/2"W x 4 1/2"H. Black wooden column on square base. Metal plate attached to top with details of award.
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  Iran-America Society, honorary member citation, Oct. 1 1962

Dimensions: 11"H x 13 1/4"W. Two sided frame, very ornate. One side contains certificate in English. Awarded to ERM, Director of U.S. Information Agency by Khalil Taleghani, Tehran. Other side in Arabic script.
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  Ram's horn from American Jewish Congress, Nov. 18 1962

Dimensions: 13"L x 3"W. Ram's horn with engraved medal plate attached. Presented to ERM, the director of the U.S. Information Agency.
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  Bag for ram's horn 1962

Dimensions: 7 1/2"H x 15 1/2"W. Blue velvet bag lined with satin. Zipper closure. Edward R. Murrow and phrase in Hebrew embroidered on front. Originally contained a newspaper article on the significance of the ram's horn. The newspaper article was separated from the bag when it was removed from the exhibit and placed in an oversize box in May 2011 by Molly Bruce and Susanne Belovari.
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MS025.010.001.00019
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  Cover of Newsweek, September 18, 1961 featuring Edward R. Murrow 1961

Dimensions: 13 1/4" x 16"H. Newsweek cover with photo of Edward R. Murrow at a desk with image of the globe in background. Caption reads "USIA's Murrow: Is Truth the Best Weapon?" Framed in wooden frame with gold trim.
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MS025.010.001.00020
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  Why we blow the ram's horn on Rosh Hashanah 1972-08-27

This newspaper article on the significance of the ram's horn was originally stored in the bag for the ram's horn, MS025.009.001.00019.
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MS025.010.001.00021
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  Overseas Press Club of America 1953-1954 Award, "Best Consistent Television Presentation of Foreign Affairs - Edward R. Murrow" 1954
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39090015522390
MS025.010.002.00001
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  Overseas Press Club of America Award for best television reporting of foreign affairs 1955

Dimensions: 7 1/2"H x 6 3/4"W. Black wooden plaque with bronze inscription plate and OCP insignia. Black paint damaged and chipping.
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  United States of America War Office Award, Oct. 27 1959

Dimensions: 5"H x 5"W x 1"Thick. Bronze medal encased in clear plastic square. Awarded to ERM for his "contribution to public understanding through the first of the CBS reports 'Biography of a Missile.'"
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  U.S. Navy Medal and ribbon for Distinguished Public Service

Dimensions: 3 1/4"L x 1 1/2"W. Gold medal with Navy insignia attached to yellow and blue ribbon. Back of medal has Edward R. Murrow's name and the name of the award.
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  U.S. Navy Distinguished Service Pin

Dimensions: 1/4"H x 3/4"W. Small gold and blue pin with U.S.N. anchor insignia. Part of set.
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  U.S. Navy ribbon

Small gold and blue ribbon.
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  U.S. Navy button

Dimensions: 5/8" Diameter. Small gold button, face of button identical to U.S. Navy ribbon (036.2).
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  U.S. Navy button

Dimensions: 1/2" Diameter. Small button with round yellow and blue ribbon. Made in France.
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  Overseas Press Club of America Award for distinguished service, Apr. 19 1955

Dimensions: 7"H x 7"W. Wood plaque with bronze inscription plate and OCP insignia with two globes. Maker: Medallic Art Co., NY.
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  Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 50th anniversary medal 1963

Dimensions: 2 1/2" Diameter. Gold medal with inscription and torch on front. Back also includes inscription in large letters, "ADL."
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  Southwest Journalism Forum Distinguished Service Award 1952

Dimensions: 3" Diameter. Bronze medal from Southern Methodist University and Press Club of Dallas. Specifics of award on back.
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  Human Rights Award, Oct. 22 1958

Dimensions: 3" Diameter. Silver medal. Front includes a scroll, torch and leaves. Back includes a description of award. "Joint defense appeal of the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defammation League of B'nai B'rith" awarded at the Waldorf Astoria.
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  Israel Liberata Medal

Dimensions: 2 1/2" Diameter. Bronze medal with image of palm tree, woman and child and a man planting a tree. Most of inscription in a foreign language.
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  Washington State University Regent's Distinguished Alumnus Award 1962

Dimensions: 2 1/2" Diameter. Bronze medal with relief profile of George Washington on front. Landscape on back.
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  Case for Washington State University Regent's Distinguished Alumnus Award 1962

Dimensions: 4"L x 4"W x 1"H. Red leather case with red velvet lining.
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  Academy of Radio and Television Arts and Sciences Michael Award 1951

Dimensions: 4"L x 6 1/4"H x 2"W. Gold trophy with man holding branches. Award for Best News Interpretation in radio.
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  See It Now Look Television Award 1953

Dimensions: 10"H x 6 1/2"W. Black wooden plaque with pewter plate and Look TV Award symbol. Paint chipping around edges. Maker: Medallic Art Co., New York.
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39090015522416
MS025.010.004.00001
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  See It Now Look Television Award 1953

Dimensions: 10"H x 6 1/2"W. Black wooden plaque with pewter plate and Look TV award symbol. Does not say Edward R. Murrow's name.
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  The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Nomination for outstanding writing achievement in the documentary field, 1960-1961 1960

Dimensions: 11"H x 9"W. Wooden plaque with black border. Awarded to three people: Edward R. Murrow, Fred Friendly, and David Lowe. Maker: Perma Plaque, Hollywood, CA.
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  The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nomination for best news commentator or analyst, 1958-1959 1958

Dimensions: 11"H x 9"W. Wooden plaque with black border, image of award in background.
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  Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nomination for best news commentary 1957

Dimensions: 11"H x 9"W. Wooden plaque with black border, image of award in background.
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  Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nomination for best news commentator or reporter 1955

Dimensions: 11"H x 9"W. Wooden plaque with black border, image of award in background.
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  Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nomination for best news commentator 1956

Dimensions: 11"H x 9"W. Wooden plaque with black border, image of award in background.
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  Academy of Arts and Sciences nomination of "Person to Person" for best series half hour or less 1956

Dimensions: 11"H x 9"W. Wooden plaque with black border, image of award in background.
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  Oregon Logging Conference Silver Anniversary Plaque, Feb. 21 1963

Dimensions: 7 3/4"H x 5 1/2"W. Wood plaque with shape of Oregon and plate with Edward R. Murrow's name.
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  Overseas Press Club of America Award for Best Consistent Television Presentation of Foreign Affairs 1951

Dimensions: 9"H x 6"W. Brass plate, missing wooden plaque.
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  Overseas Press Club of America Award for Best Radio and Television Interpretation of Foreign News 1950

Dimensions: 12"H x 9"W. Brass scroll shaped engraved plate.
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  Look Television Award 1954

Dimensions: 10"H x 6 1/2"W. Black wooden plaque with pewter plate and Look TV Award symbol. Award is for "See It Now." Good condition.
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  Kappa Sigma Man of the Year Award, January 13 1942

Dimensions: 8 1/2"W x 11"H. Wooden plaque with engraved silver plate. "In recognition of service rendered in reporting World War II by radio from London, England."
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  Advertising Club of New York Award for notable achievement, Apr. 21 1954

Dimensions: 12"H x 8 1/2"W. Wooden plaque with bronze plate. Image of female with torch. Maker: Medallic Art Co., NY.
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  Hollywood Foreign Press Association Award for 'Small World' Most Cosmopolitan Show with Widest Public Interest in 1959

Dimensions: 9"H x 3"W x 3"L. Awarded Mar. 8, 1960. Award trophy with marble base. Top is a gold globe with film winding around it. Front of base has attached brass plate with description of award.
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  Overseas Press Club of America Award for Best Radio Interpretation of Foreign News 1949

Dimensions: 12"H x 8 1/2"W. Brass scroll shaped engraved plate. Wood beginning to split.
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39090015522432
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  Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Broadcasters, Apr. 2 1962

Dimensions: 14"H x 11 1/4"W. Engraved brass plate. Presented to Edward R. Murrow in Chicago, Illinois. Chain on back. Maker: Lamb Seal and Stencil Co., Washington, DC.
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  Electronics Institute of Technology Freedom Award 1962

Dimensions: 9 1/2"W x 13 1/4"H. Wooden plaque with metal plate. For outstanding achievement in the communication of truths of freedom. Maker: Ray D. Cook Trophies.
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  Sigma Delta Chi Fellow Certificate

Dimensions: 10 1/2"W x 13"H. Wooden plaque with certificate under plexiglass panel.
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MS025.010.006.00004
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  "A Good Scout" Award from the Scouts of Siwanoy 1952

Dimensions: 11 1/2"H x 4"W x 4"L. Statue of pewter boy scout in uniform on wooden octagonal base, metal engraved plate on front of base, felt on bottom.
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MS025.010.006.00005
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  Joseph E. Connor Memorial Award 1952

Dimensions: 11 1/4"H x 4 1/2"W. Metal trophy awarded by Phi Alpha Tau Fraternity. One handle missing.
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MS025.010.006.00006
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  Air Force Association Award 1952

Dimensions: 13"H x 3 1/2"W x 3 1/2"L. Trophy with square marble base and bronze figure wearing cape and holding up a wreath and scroll. Engraving reads, "Air Force Association Award Presented to Edward R. Murrow For Distinguished Service to Airpower in the Field of Arts and Letters 1952." Okay condition, needs to be cleaned.
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39090015522432
MS025.010.006.00007
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  Clement E. Trout Memorial Award 1962

Dimensions: 10"W x 12 1/2"H. Wooden plaque with metal plate describing award.
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39090015522432
MS025.010.006.00008
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  Advertising Club of Baltimore, Award for Outstanding TV Personality 1956

Dimensions: 10" W x 15" H. Wooden plaque with metal plates describing award.
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  California Legislature Resolution, relative to the death of Edward R. Murrow, May 17 1965

Dimensions: 20 3/4"H x 13 1/2"W. Resolution with seal of California. In black wooden frame.
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  National Rocket Club Award, Mar. 16 1961

Dimensions: 17 1/2"H x 12"W. Citation/certificate. Awarded in Washington D.C. by the President of the National Rocket Club. In painted wooden frame.
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  U.S. Navy Certificate of Award, Distinguished Public Service Award, December 21 1956

Dimensions: 11"W x 15 1/2"H. Certificate in wooden frame. Signed by Secretary of Navy, Charles S. Thomas.
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39090015522457
MS025.010.008.00001
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  Radio Commentator Award of One Thousand Dollars 1947

Dimensions: 15"H x 13"W. Certificate in gold frame. Awarded by the Committee of Awards of the Alfred I du Pont Radio Awards Foundation.
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  Haitian-American Institute Association Honorary Membership Certificate, January 16 1963

Dimensions: 12.75"H x 15.5"L. In a black frame.
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  La Salle Collegian Public Service in Journalism Award, 1952-53 1952 -- 1953

Dimensions: 11"W x 13"H. Wooden plaque with brass plate and stars. Decorative leaves also attached, paint is chipping.
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39090015522465
MS025.010.009.00001
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  Delta Phi Epsilon Man of the Year, December 1955

Dimensions: 10"W x 12"H. Wooden plaque with bronze metal plate and DPE emblem. Presented by E. T. Sherman for "impartial, honest presentation of the current issues to the thinking public." Maker: LG Balfour Co. Attleboro, MA.
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  National Rocket Club Award, Mar. 16 1961

Dimensions: 12"H x 10"W. Wood plaque with pewter decorations of a lamp and the National Rocket Club seal. Small metal plate attached describing award. Given to Edward R. Murrow for adding to public understanding of the impact of the space age. Maker: L.G> Balfour Co., Attleboro, MA.
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  All-American Awards of the Year for man of the year 1959

Dimensions: 8 1/2"H x 7 1/2"W. Plastic award in stand. Awarded by Radio Television Daily.
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  Commonwealth of Kentucky commission as Kentucky Colonel, January 3 1955

Dimensions: 16"H x 11.75"L In a black frame. From the Commonwealth of Kentucky
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  "A Testimonial of a Grateful Organization," 1955-01-22

Dimensions: 15"H x 12"W. Wood plaque with engraved metal plate with award description. Awarded by U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce at the Ten Outstanding Young Men Banquet, Louisville, KY. Maker: Josten's Trophy, Owatonna, MN.
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  Tau Kappa Alpha Speaker-of-the-Year Award 1953

Dimensions: 12.75"H x 14.75"L. Framed in black with gold trim, white mat board. It is signed by W. Charles Redding.
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  Harry S. Truman birthday medal 1959

Dimensions: 4" Diameter. Bronze medal with inscription "Happy Birthday Mr. President" and image of Harry S. Truman. Back of medal has image of Truman Library. Needs to be cleaned. Some of the medal has begun to turn green.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00001
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  Syracuse University Distinctive Achievement Award 1944

Dimensions: 2 1/2" Diameter. Bronze medal with image of old printing press. Awarded for achievement in radio news analysis.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00002
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  National Headliners Club Award, July 1938

Dimensions: 2 1/2" Diameter. Medal. Front has image of a globe and torch with the words, "Journalism, Awarded for Outstanding Achievement." Back has leaves and specifics about award. Awarded in Atlantic City, NJ.
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  National Headliners Club Award, June 1948

Dimensions: 2 1/2" Diameter. Medal. Front has image of globe and torch. Awarded in Atlantic City, NJ for the radio coverage of Princess Elizabeth's wedding.
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  Overseas Press Club of America Certification, March 29 1954

Dimensions: 2 1/2"H x 4"W. Rectangular gold plate certifying that Edward R. Murrow is an active member of the OPC of America.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00005
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  Albert Einstein Commemorative Award 1957

Dimensions: 3" Diameter. Bronze medal with relief image of Albert Einstein, back includes details of award. "For achievement in the humanities...awarded by Yeshiva University in behalf of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine." The medal is in its own case.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00006
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  Case for Albert Einstein Award 1957

Dimensions: 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 1"H. Black leather case with velvet lining. Maker: Medallic Art. Co., NY.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00007
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  Large medal for "God and the Empire" 1965-02-19

Dimensions: 4 1/4"H x 2"W. Medal with red ribbon. "For God and the Empire" written around center of medal. Stamped "sterling" on backside. This medal was given to members of the Order of the British Empire, see MS025.006.001.001.00093. Murrow was awarded the Honorary Knight Commander of the British Empire Award by Elizabeth the Second on February 19, 1965. Americans were given the designation of knight commander for services performed for or on behalf of the United
Kingdom. Shares case with smaller medal.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00008
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  Small medal for "God and the Empire" 1965-02-19

Dimensions: 2 1/2"H x 1". Medal on red ribbon. "For God and the Empire" written around center of medal. Stamped "sterling" on backside. This medal was given to members of the Order of the British Empire, see MS025.006.001.001.00093. Murrow was awarded the Honorary Knight Commander of the British Empire Award by Elizabeth the Second on February 19, 1965. Americans were given the designation of knight commander for services performed for or on behalf of the United Kingdom.
Shares case with larger medal.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00009
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  Leather case for medals 1965-02-19

Dimensions: 3"H x 5 1/2"W. Black leather case with letters O.B.E. stamped on front in gold, lined with white velvet. Contains two medals. This medal was given to members of the Order of the British Empire, see MS025.006.001.001.00093.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00010
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  Key to the city of Charlotte, North Carolina

Dimensions: 2"L x 3/4"W. Key in plastic case.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00011
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  Key to the city of Worcester, MA

Dimensions: 6"L x 1 1/2"W. Gold key. Part that fits into lock is shaped like the letter "W." Inscription reads "A Town 1722 - A City 1848."
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00012
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  Eendracht maakt Macht, L'Union fait la Force (Belgium)

Dimensions: 4 3/4"H x 1 3/4"W. Belgian medal encircled by green wreath. Center is red, black and gold with a crowned lion in the middle. Medal connected to light purple/pink ribbon by a gold crown. Large pin attached.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00013
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  Philadelphia Republican National Convention medal 1948

Dimensions: 4 3/4"H x 1 3/4"W. Bronze medal with Liberty Bell and eagle. Magenta colored ribbon. Top of medal has profile of Abraham Lincoln and the word "Radio."
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00014
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  "Honeur et Patrie" medal, France

Dimensions: 4 1/2"L x 1 3/4"W. Star-shaped medal with white points surrounded by green wreath. Center is blue and color of medal. One side reads "Republique Francaise." Opposite side reads "Honeur et Patrie." Medal attached to red ribbon with large pin.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00015
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  Gold-painted pendant on black cord

Dimensions: pendant, 2" x 2", cord, 12"L. Gold star shaped pendant with 8 points, circle of red leaves surrounding a man's face in armor and against two weapons imbedded in a central star with 4 points. On black cord.
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39090015522481
MS025.010.011.00016
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  TV-Radio Mirror Magazine Award for Favorite Radio News Commentator, 1954-55 1954

Dimensions: 1 1/2" Diameter, 1/8" Thick. Gold medal with announcer's microphone on front . Specific award and date on back. The medal is in a leather case.
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39090015522499
MS025.010.012.00001
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  Leather box for TV-Radio Magazine Award, 1954-55 1954
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39090015522499
MS025.010.012.00002
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  Radio-TV Mirror Magazine Award for Favorite Radio News Commentator 1953

Dimensions: 1 1/2"Diameter, 1/8" Thick. Gold medal with announcer's microphone on front and specific award and date on back. Medal is in a leather case. The case was damaged during a construction project in the ERM Room in summer, 2010.
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39090015522499
MS025.010.012.00003
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  Leather box for Radio-TV Magazine Award 1953

Contains Radio-TV Mirror Magazine Award, 1953.The case was damaged during a construction project in the ERM Room in summer, 2010.
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Murrow Room
MS025.010.012.00004
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  TV-Radio Mirror Magazine Award for Favorite Radio News Commentator, 1958-59 1958

Dimensions: 1 1/2"Diameter, 1/8" Thick. Gold medal with announcer's microphone on front and specific award and date on back. In own leather case.
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39090015522499
MS025.010.012.00005
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  Leather box for TV-Radio Mirror Magazine Award, 1958-59 1958

ContainsTV-Radio Mirror Magazine Award medal, 1958-59. Case was damaged during a construction project in the ERM Room in summer, 2010.
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Murrow Room
MS025.010.012.00006
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  TV-Radio Mirror Magazine Award for Favorite News Radio Program, Edward R. Murrow with the News,1958-59 1958

Dimensions: 1 1/2"Diameter, 1/8" Thick. Gold medal with announcer's microphone on front and specific award and date on back. The metal is in a leather case. The case was damaged during a construction project in the ERM Room in summer, 2010.
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39090015522499
MS025.010.012.00007
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  Leather box for TV-Radio Mirror Magazine Award, 1958-59 1958

Contains a TV-Radio Mirror Magazine Award, 1958-59. Case was damaged during a construction project in the ERM Room in summer, 2010.
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39090015522499
MS025.010.012.00008
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  Needlepoint vest in fame

Dimensions: 3 1/4"H x 4 3/4"W. Made by Peggy Wood. Gold frame with two sections for photos. One side has paper with hand written message (barely readable) and other side had black embroidered vest. The hand written message says "Near New Year's Eve and a person said to a person 'make me a needlepoint vest' like Will's." Original collections documentation note : "see p-to-p program, 12/34/54."
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39090015522499
MS025.010.012.00009
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  Gift to Edward R. Murrow from Sin Korea, December 25 1952

Dimensions: 4 1/2" Diameter x 3 1/2"H. Small round metal plate with stand for circular fan like structure. Marked with tag.
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39090015522515
MS025.010.013.00001
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  Brown, green, and baize bird

Dimensions: 8"H x 2 1/2"W. Bird made of natural materials. Damaged during construction project in the ERM Room in summer, 2010. There are tears in the leather cover of right leg and feet.
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39090015522515
MS025.010.013.00002
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  Assembly of Captive European Nations recognition of Edward R. Murrow 1965-07-21

Dimensions: 8"L x 17"W x 16"H. Wooden stand with brass plaque and 9 flags from each captive nation. Reads: "To Edward R. Murrow trail-blazing reporter and commentator eloquent champion of truth foe of tyranny. In posthumous recognition of his proven concern for the communist-enslaved nations of east-central europe and his consistent support of their freedom goal. Assembly of Captive European Nations. Washington, July 21, 1965." Maker: International Bronze Tablet Company,
NY, NY. Piece of paper underneath stand with flag identification.
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39090015522523
MS025.010.014.00001
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  Academy of Radio and Television Arts and Sciences, Michael Award 1952

Dimensions: 4"L x 6 1/4"H x 2"W. Gold trophy with man holding branches. Award for Best News Program in Radio.
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39090015522531
MS025.010.015.00001
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  Member of United Air Lines 100,000 Mile Club Plaque

Dimensions: 6 1/2" W x 8 1/2" H. Wood plaque with bronze plate and image of an airplane and globe. Reads: "In appreciation of your valuable contribution to air transport progress"
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39090015522531
MS025.010.015.00002
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  21 Club sculpture

Dimensions: 9 1/2"L x 7"H x 4 1/2"W. Metal object/sculpture. Pair of doors with number 21 on front of object.
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39090015522549
MS025.010.016.00001
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  Distinguished Service Award from Association of Founders and Friends of Roosevelt College, May 26 1954

Dimensions: 9 1/2"H x 3 1/4"W x 3 1/4" L. Bronze head of Franklin Roosevelt on square stone base for distinguished service to the principles of democracy. Head a little bit loose from base.
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39090015522549
MS025.010.016.00002
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  American College of Radio Arts Crafts and Sciences Fellow in Radio Hall of Fame 1962

Dimensions: 13 1/2"H x 11 3/4"W. Gold wooden frame, red velvet matt surrounding medallion and engraved plate with award specifics. Generally good condition. Frame scratched in several places and paper backing torn and warped.
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39090015522556
MS025.010.017.00001
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  Robert E. Sherwood Award 1959

Dimensions: 11 1/4"H x 15 1/4"W. Wood plaque with silver plate attached. Award presented by The Fund for the Republic and given to CBS-TV for "Small World," for contributing to the "understanding of freedom and justice." Crack in bottom right corner on front. Silver plate removed from wooden plaque when removed from ERM Room Exhibit, spring 2010
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39090015522556
MS025.010.017.00002
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  The John F. Kennedy Lodge B'Nai B'Rith "Profiles in Courage" Award, Mar. 29 1965

Dimensions: 17"H x 14"W. Wood plaque with bronze inscription, image of JFK. Maker: American Trophies, Washington D.C.
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39090015522564
MS025.010.018.00001
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  Jewish War Veterans of the U.S. Award, Citizen of the Year, 1956-1957 1957-08-16

Dimensions: 18"H x 13 1/2"W. Wooden plaque with decorative certificate. Awarded on Aug. 16, 1957 by William Carmen, National Commander.
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39090015522572
MS025.010.019.00001
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  The Billboard Award, Best Network Commentator, 1956-1957 1956 -- 1957

Dimensions: 17"H x 14"W. Wood plaque with color award for outstanding achievement in television programming during 1956-1957 season, at the TV Industry's Annual Program and Talent Awards. Maker: Lifetime Process Studios, New York, NY.
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39090015522572
MS025.010.019.00002
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  Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships, Inc. certificate, October 14 1953-10-14

Dimensions: 23"H x 17"W. Certificate in black and gold wood frame.
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39090015522580y
MS025.010.020.00001
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  Clipper Club Pan American World Airways Membership Certificate, July 14 1958 1958-07-14

Dimensions: 13.25"H x 16.25"L In a wooden frame with beige matting. Reads: This is to certify that Edward R. Murrow having made valuable contributions to the advancement and public acceptance of air transportation, is hereby enrolled as a member in good standing of the Clipper Club. It is signed by Juan Trippe, president of the Pan American World Airways The System of the Flying Clippers
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39090015522606y
MS025.010.021.00001
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  Honored and Outstanding Citizen of Baltimore Award, February 2 1957-02-02

Dimensions: 11"H x 14"L In a black frame. Signed by Leon Abramson, the Acting Mayor of the City of Baltimore.
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39090015522606y
MS025.010.021.00002
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  Royal Society of the Knights of Carrousel at Charlotte, North Carolina Certificate, November 21 1956

Dimensions: 15.5" H x 17.5"L Framed in black with gold trim, and white mat board with gold trim. Stamped with the signum of the Royal Society of the Knights of Carrousel. Edward R. Murrow is awarded and dubbed a Duke of the Royal Society of the Knights of Carrousel
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39090015522614y
MS025.010.022.00001
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  Drexel Institute of Technology Annual Business Administration Award, Apr. 1955

Dimensions: 18 3/4"H x 12 3/4"W. Certificate in black frame. Awarded by the College of Business Administration.Deframed after moved to stacks from exhibit room, spring 2011.
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39090015524461o
MS025.010.023.00001
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  Doctor of Laws, Muhlenberg College, June 1947

Dimensions: 18.75"H x 14.75"L. In a black frame with white matting. The diploma is in Latin.Deframed after moved to stacks from exhibit room, spring 2011
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39090015524461o
MS025.010.023.00002
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  Federal Bar Association Dedication Day Award 1963-09-26

Dimensions: 15"W x 12"L. Solid wood plaque with engraved metal plate. Award from Philadelphia chapter of the FBA. Two noticeable scratches by signature of Philadelphia mayor. Hook on back. Maker: Devitt Trophies, 727 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA.
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39090015522887y
MS025.010.024.00001
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  Freedoms Foundation Award 1955

Dimensions: 10.5"H x 13.5"W. Black and white poster "For The United States Army Reserve's Powerful Documentary Film, 'The Whites of Their Eyes'," written by Lee Rogow and narrated by E.R. Murrow.
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39090015522887y
MS025.010.024.00002
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  Hamilton College Diploma 1954

Dimensions: 15 3/4"H x 19 1/2"W. Black and white diploma in black wooden frame. Hanging wire on back.
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39090011503543y
MS025.010.024.00003
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  Doctor of Journalism degree from Temple University 1950

This date is approximate. Dimensions: 17 1/4"H x 22"W. Black and white diploma with gold school seal. Paper warped.
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39090011503543y
MS025.010.024.00004
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