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Oral history interview by Taylor Branch

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Author
Farmer, James
Document Date
11/18/1983
Genre
Audio
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
Farmer, James
Author Dates
1920-1999
Document ID
831118-000
Document Date
11/18/1983
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
Cal. 7
Genre
Audio
Document Length
226.0 min.
Document Note
MP3
Dates
5/17/1961
9/1961
12/24/1962
9/2/1962
12/4/1963
2/1964
7/1965
1967
12/25/1965
11/27/1965
1960
1956
7/2/1963
8/19/1964
11/19/1964
4/1965
6/8/1968
Names
Goodman, Andrew
Chaney, James Earl
Vanocur, Sander
Bradlee, Ben
Wilkins, Roy
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Carmichael, Stokely
Forman, James
Miles, O. Thomas
Collins, Lucretia
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Abernathy, Ralph
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Lewis, John
Nash, Diane
Price, Cecil
Rainey, Lawrence
Snodgrass
Gregory, Mr.
Melman, Seymour
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Hill, Norman
Peterson, Lula
Rustin, Bayard
Branton, Wiley A.
Young, Whitney M.
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar)
Wachtel, Harry H.
LaFayette, Bernard
Gandhi, Mahatma
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Connor, Eugene
Lawson, James M.
Castle, Doris
Barnett, Ross R.
X, Malcolm
Belafonte, Harry
Johnson, Paul B.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Schwerner, Michael Henry
Bartlett, Edward Lewis
Booker, Simeon
Harrington, Michael
Shriver, Sargent
Blackwell, Randolph T.
Powell, Adam Clayton
Stone, Chuck
Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand)
Gibons, Sam
Lewis, David Levering
Peck, James
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)
Carey, Gordon R.
Young, Andrew
Williams, Hosea
Chaney, (Mrs.)
Robinson, Cleveland L. (Cleveland Lowellyn)
White, Lee C.
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Thomas, Norman
Greenberg, Jack
Garrow, David
Marshall, Burke
Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville)
Carey, Archibald J. (Archibald James)
Odell, Jack
Poston, Ted
DeLoach, Cartha D.
McDonald, Dora E.
Blayton, Jesse B.
Wiley, George A.
Kennedy, Jay Richard
Levison, Stanley D.
Levison, Janet Alterman
Muste, Abraham John
Worth, William
Wurf, Jerry
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Smiley, Glenn E.
Reagan, Ronald
Lynch, Lincoln
McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler)
Organizations
Center for Community Action Education
Communist Party of the United States of America
Alabama National Guard
Mississippi National Guard
Jet Magazine
National Youth Administration
Office of Economic Opportunity
Washington Post
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Congress of Racial Equality
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Literacy Drive
United States. White House
United States. Congress. House of Representatives. Education and Labor Committee
National Action Council
Citizenship Education Program
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
United States. Central Intelligence Agency
Poor People's Campaign
United States. Department of Agriculture
Marshall Field Foundation
United Nations
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.)
Le Figaro Magazine
Roosevelt Hotel
New York Amsterdam News
United States. Department of Justice
New York Post
Antioch College
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
New Orleans, La.
Nashville, Tenn.
Connecticut
Commonwealth of the Bahamas
India
Marshall, Texas
Chicago, Ill.
Pasadena, Calif.
Durham, N.C.
Boston, Mass.
St. Louis, Mo.
Selma, Ala.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
New York, N.Y.
Washington, D.C.
St. Augustine, Fla.
South Carolina
Philadelphia, Pa.
Savannah, Ga.
Atlantic City, N.J.
Oslo, Norway
Topics
Freedom rides
Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Race relations
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors - Nobel Peace Prize
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
Communism
Voting Rights Act, 1965
Meetings
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Code for Location of Original
TBP-NcU
Location of Original
Taylor Branch Papers, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/8/2016 corala
Date Updated
3/8/2016 10:41:25 AM
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''The Dangerous Road before Martin Luther King''

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Author
Baldwin, James
Document Date
2/1961
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Baldwin, James
Author Dates
1924-1987
Document ID
610200-005
Document Date
2/1961
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Genre
Article
Document Length
11 pp.
Published In
Harper's Magazine (February 1961): 33-42
Dates
6/18/1953
1957
1950
1954
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Washington, Booker T.
King, Coretta Scott
Powell, Adam Clayton
Rustin, Bayard
King, Martin Luther
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt) [Howard University]
Gandhi, Mahatma
James, William
Nehru, Jawaharlal
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Lawson, James M.
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Crozer Theological Seminary
New England Conservatory of Music
Howard University
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
St. Louis, Mo.
Boston, Mass.
Marion, Ala.
India
Chicago, Ill.
Harlem, N.Y.
New Orleans, La.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Biography
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Family - Coretta Scott King
Nonviolence
Gandhism
Other Topics
Harper's Magazine
Varieties of Religious Experience
The Crisis
Code for Location of Original
MCMLK-RWWL
Location of Original
Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives and Special Collections, Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
3.3.0.70
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/16/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/3/2011
12/21/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:54 AM
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Letter to the Editor of Harper's Magazine

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Author
Rustin, Bayard
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
2/6/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Rustin, Bayard
Author Dates
1912-1987
Document ID
610206-002
Document Date
2/6/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 610206-003
Names
Baldwin, James
Powell, Adam Clayton
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Organizations
Harper's Magazine
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Los Angeles, Calif.
Chicago, Ill.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--staff
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Articles about
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 56A, folder 39
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
6/25/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/12/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:54 AM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
Rustin, Bayard
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
2/6/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Rustin, Bayard
Author Dates
1912-1987
Author Affiliation
War Resisters League
Document ID
610206-003
Document Date
2/6/1961
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
In Vol. 7
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Document Note
Contains enclosure 610206-002
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Baldwin, James
Lawson, James M.
Organizations
Harper's Magazine
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 56A, folder 39
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/01/1996
Date Updated
5/21/2012 4:12:29 PM
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Letter to Bayard Rustin

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
3/6/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
610306-006
Document Date
3/6/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
2/6/1961
Names
Rustin, Bayard [War Resisters League]
Organizations
Harper's Magazine
War Resisters League
Places
New York, N.Y.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 56A, folder 39
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/4/2010
8/4/2010 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:54 AM
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Letter to James R. Wood

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Author
Tatum, Arlo
Place Written
Enfield, England.
Document Date
4/19/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Tatum, Arlo
Author Affiliation
War Resisters' International
Document ID
610419-029
Document Date
4/19/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Enfield, England.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Wood, James R.
Scott, Michael
Alexander, Horace
Aryanayakam, Asha Devi
Dolci, Danilo
Gregg, Richard Bartlett
Muste, Abraham John
Narayan, Jayaprakash
Niemoller, Martin
Paton, Alan
Ratsimamonga
Russell, Bertrand
Rustin, Bayard
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
del Vasto, Lanzo
Organizations
World Peace Brigade Conference
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr.--membership in organizations
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/31/2000 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/02/2000
5/7/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:55 AM
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''Subpena Ticket-Duces Tecum''

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Author
United States. District Court (Georgia. Northern District. Atlanta Division)
Document Date
[5/24/1961]
Genre
Legal
Document Type
Form
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
United States. District Court (Georgia. Northern District. Atlanta Division)
Document ID
610524-001
Document Date
[5/24/1961]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Form
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Genre
Legal
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
6/13/1961
5/24/1961
3/29/1960
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Andrews, W. J.
Abernathy, Ralph
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Lowery, Joseph E.
Rustin, Bayard
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Parks, Frank A.
Murray, John Courtney
Organizations
New York Times Company
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Committee to Defend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Struggle for Freedom in the South
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Other Topics
New York Times
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 7, folder 6
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
6/2/1993 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
06/04/1993
Date Updated
5/29/2013 2:06:19 PM
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Case Report on Congress of Racial Equality and the Freedom Ride Movement

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Author
Painter, Willie B.
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
6/15/1961-8/15/1961
Genre
Report
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Painter, Willie B.
Author Affiliation
State of Alabama Department of Public Safety, Investigative and Indentification Division
Document ID
610815-005
Document Date
6/15/1961-8/15/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Fragment
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Report
Document Length
6 pp.
Dates
1958
5/14/1961
5/29/1961
4/1961
1946
7/20/1961
7/14/1932
6/15/1961-8/15/1961
5/14/1961-7/1/1961
Names
Mann, Floyd H.
Kimbrough, N.W.
Faither, Thomas
Hughes, Genevieve McLean
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Kennedy, Robert F.
Faubus, Orval Eugene
Gittelsohn, Roland Bertram
Rustin, Bayard
Robinson, Jackie
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Thurman, Howard
Wurf, Jerry
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David)
Chalmers, Allan Knight
Dickerson, Earl B.
Gibbons, Harold J.
Goldberg, Arthur J.
Houser, George M.
Muste, Abraham John
Reid, Ira De Augustine
Jones, E. Stanley (Eli Stanley)
Maslow, Will
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Reuther, Walter
Taylor, Gardner C.
Zimmerman, Charles S.
Holden, Anna
Peck, James
Gaither, Tom
Carey, Gordon
Rich, Marvin
Robinson, James R.
Farmer, James
Abernathy, Ralph
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash)
Carey, James B.
Clark, Grenville
Baldwin, James
Organizations
Congress of Racial Equality
Freedom Ride Movement
United States. Supreme Court
Emergency Civil Liberties Committee
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
International Fellowship of Reconciliation
War Resisters League
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. House of Representatives. Committee on Un-American Activities
Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc.
Alabama. Dept. of Public Safety
United States National Student Association
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.)
Beulah Baptist Church
Places
New York, N.Y.
Winnsboro, S.C.
Washington, D.C.
Chevy Chase, Md.
New Orleans, La.
Anniston, Ala.
Topics
Freedom rides
Code for Location of Original
BPD-AB
Location of Original
Birmingham Police Department Surveillance Files, 1947-1980, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/24/2000 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/28/2000
Date Updated
6/2/2015 2:08:21 PM
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Telegram to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
Monroe Non-Violent Action Committee
Place Written
Monroe, N.C.
Document Date
8/21/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Monroe Non-Violent Action Committee
Document ID
610821-005
Document Date
8/21/1961
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Signature
Signed with representation of author (Handwritten signature by author's representative)
Status
In Vol. 7
Place Written
Monroe, N.C.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Brooks, Paul
Rustin, Bayard
Williams, Robert Franklin
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Nonviolence
Freedom rides
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--staff
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 55, folder 26
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/29/2000 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/01/2000
3/14/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:55 AM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
Roland, Tom
Place Written
Berkeley, Calif.
Document Date
10/20/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Roland, Tom
Document ID
611020-001
Document Date
10/20/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Berkeley, Calif.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Preminger, Otto
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Eastland, James O. (James Oliver)
Kennedy, Robert F.
Travis, Brenda
Wilkins, Roy [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Farmer, James [Congress of Racial Equality]
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip) [Negro American Labor Council]
Rustin, Bayard
Cox, B. Elton
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
New York Times Company
Democratic Party
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America
University of Texas
Congress of Racial Equality
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Negro American Labor Council
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Democratic Convention, 1960
Freedom rides
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Student movements
Hate mail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Presidential meetings
Other Topics
Advise and Consent
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 56A, folder 39
Copy Location (1)
SNCCP-GAMK, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
6/26/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/4/2010
8/4/2010 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 2:42:21 PM
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