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Pauli MurrayA Personal and Political Life$
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Troy R. Saxby

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781469654928

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654928.001.0001

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Pauli Murray
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Troy R. Saxby

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654928.003.0007

This chapter provides a brief description of Pauli Murray’s burial and offers a final assessment of her historical significance. Murray’s funeral occurred at Washington’s National Cathedral and her ashes were laid to rest in Brooklyn’s Cypress Hills Cemetery, alongside her two aunts and her partner. Murray’s life is historically significant for her many remarkable deeds in public life, but Murray’s extensive personal papers also provide valuable insights into the struggle to survive multiple forms of oppression.

Keywords:   Pauli Murray, National Cathedral, Cypress Hills Cemetery

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