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Draft, Confidential memo regarding direct action in Birmingham, Danville and Montgomery

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[10/9/1963-10/14/1963]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
631014-100
Document Date
[10/9/1963-10/14/1963]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
10 pp.
Dates
5/12/1963
9/15/1963
10/7/1963
10/14/1963
10/21/1963
10/22/1963
10/23/1963
10/28/1963
10/31/1963
11/1/1963
11/4/1963
11/9/1963
11/11/1963
Names
Wesley, Cynthia Dionne
McNair, Carol Denise
Robertson, Carole Rosamond
Collins, Addie Mae
Ware, Virgil
Robinson, Johnny
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Bevel, James L. (James Luther)
Cotton, Dorothy F.
Lee, Bernard Scott
Young, Andrew
Vivian, C. T. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Abernathy, Ralph
Gibson, John [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Middlebrook, Harold [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Danville Christian Progressive Association
Dan River Mills
Birmingham (Ala.). City Council
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Danville, Va.
Montgomery, Ala.
New York, N.Y.
Chicago, Ill.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Demonstrations
Direct action
Discrimination in Employment
Nonviolence
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--staff
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--Finance
Code for Location of Original
MLKJP-GAMK
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Vault Box 9, folder 17
Copy Location (1)
DJG-GEU-S, David J. Garrow Collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 1.1 folder 1963 (II)
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/28/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/28/1999
5/10/2012 jmkunz
Date Updated
2/2/2022 8:31:25 AM
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Draft, Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-011
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Birmingham, Ala.]
Document Date
[4/16/1963]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630416-011
Document Date
[4/16/1963]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Birmingham, Ala.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
Stallings, Earl
Jesus Christ
Organizations
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Armstrong World Industries
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
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
2.4.0.290
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/14/2004 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/18/2004 12:15:50
ebrummel
Date Updated
8/29/2017 8:52:02 AM
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Draft, Memo regarding direct action in Birmingham, Danville, and Montgomery

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document631014-104
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[10/9/1963-10/14/1963]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
631014-104
Document Date
[10/9/1963-10/14/1963]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Draft
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
10 pp.
Dates
5/2/1963
9/15/1963
10/7/1963
10/14/1963
10/21/1963
10/22/1963
10/23/1963
10/28/1963
10/30/1963
10/31/1963
11/1/1963
11/4/1963
11/9/1963
11/11/1963
Names
Wesley, Cynthia Dionne
Collins, Addie Mae
McNair, Carol Denise
Robertson, Carole Rosamond
Ware, Virgil
Robinson, Johnny
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Bevel, James L. (James Luther)
Vivian, C. T. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Cotton, Dorothy F.
Lee, Bernard Scott
Young, Andrew
Abernathy, Ralph
Gibson, John [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Middlebrook, Harold [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Birmingham (Ala.). City Council
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Central Committee (Birmingham, Ala.)
Danville Christian Progressive Association
Dan River Mills (Danville, Va.)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Danville, Va.
Montgomery, Ala.
Chicago, Ill.
Los Angeles, Calif.
New York, N.Y.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
School integration
Birmingham, 1963
Civil rights demonstrations
Direct action
Police - Complaints against
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in public accommodations
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
6.1.0.1400
Copy Location (1)
MLKJP-GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Vault Box 9, folder 17
Copy Location (2)
DJG-GEU-S, David J. Garrow Collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 1.1, folder 1963 (II)
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/31/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/21/2017 tenisha
4/11/2018 dalai
Date Updated
2/17/2022 10:19:04 AM
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Form letter to Brother in Christ

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630502-042
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
5/2/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630502-042
Document Date
5/2/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
5/14/1963
5/12/1963
Names
Hoover, Carole
Organizations
Cory Methodist Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
Places
Cleveland, Ohio
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Travels - Fundraising
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--staff
Birmingham, 1963
Code for Location of Original
SCLCR-GAMK
Location of Original
Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 128, folder 13
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
6/4/2012 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
6/20/2012 szwald
Date Updated
10/13/2016 3:55:54 PM
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Form letter to C. L. (Clarence LaVaughn) Franklin

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Vivian, C. T.
Document Date
12/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Vivian, C. T.
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
631200-015
Document Date
12/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Franklin, C. L. (Clarence LaVaughn) [Northern Negro Leadership Conference]
Abernathy, Ralph [S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket]
Fauntroy, Walter E. [New Bethel Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.)]
White, Andrew [Nashville Christian Leadership Council]
Jesus Christ
Organizations
Northern Negro Leadership Conference
S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket
New Bethel Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.)
Nashville Christian Leadership Council
Places
Detroit, Mich.
Mississippi
Birmingham, Ala.
Danville, Va.
Williamston, N.C.
Richmond, Va.
Savannah, Ga.
Albany, Ga.
Washington, D.C.
Bethlehem, Israel
Atlanta, Ga.
Nashville, Tenn.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Religion
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Other Topics
Luke 2:14
Code for Location of Original
CLFC-MiU-H
Location of Original
C. L. Franklin Collection, University of Michigan, Michigan Historical Collection, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 1
Copy Location (1)
SCLCR-GAMK, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 54, folder 17
Copy Location (2)
WEFP-DcWaGWG, Walter E. Fauntroy Papers, George Washington University. Gelman Library System, Special Collections and University Archives, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
Box 29, folder 13
Copy Location (3)
NCLCR-TNJ, Nashville Christian Leadership Council Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
Copy Location (4)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/14/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/5/2009
7/20/2012 szwald
11/7/2016 dalai
5/10/2022 tenisha
Date Updated
5/18/2022 9:59:28 AM
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Form Letter to Doctor

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document620206-007
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Document Date
2/6/1962
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
620206-007
Document Date
2/6/1962
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
In Vol. 7
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Abernathy, Ralph
Lowery, Joseph (Joseph E.)
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Kunstler, William M. (William Moses)
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
New York, N.Y.
Cincinnati, Ohio
Topics
Segregation in transportation
Segregation--law and legislation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--trials, litigation, etc.
Freedom rides
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Code for Location of Original
MLKJP-GAMK
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 1 Folder 6
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/7/2001 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/09/2001
5/24/2012 jmkunz
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:56 AM
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Form letter to Fred L. Shuttlesworth

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
7/22/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
[SouthernLeaders Conference]
Document ID
570722-005
Document Date
7/22/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
8/8/1957
Names
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Organizations
Holt Street Baptist Church
Southern Leaders Conference
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--Finance
Voter registration
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 71A, folder 9A
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/16/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/13/1999
Date Updated
1/22/2009 10:48:13 AM
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Form letter to Friend

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
8/9/1960
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
600809-008
Document Date
8/9/1960
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 5
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
8/17/1960 - 8/18/1960
Organizations
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Institute on Non-Violence and Social Change
Bethel Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Places
Petersburg, Va.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Nonviolence
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Student movements
Social Activism
Code for Location of Original
SCLCR-GAMK
Location of Original
Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 35, folder 11
Copy Location (1)
MLKP-MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 71A, folder 9A
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/5/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/09/1994
Date Updated
3/29/2010 12:51:31 PM
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Form letter to Friend

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630500-003
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
5/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630500-003
Document Date
5/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
v. cut
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
4 pp.
Document Note
Includes enclosures.
Dates
5/14/1961
4/4/1963
4/3/1963
4/14/1963
4/13/1963
4/12/1963
Names
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety]
Harris, George
Reese, Carlton [Miles College (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Harris, James L. [Miles College (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Bell, Dorothy [Miles College (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Robinson, Mary [Miles College (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Baylor, Lela
Woods, Calvin
Organizations
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Montgomery Advertiser
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
F. W. Woolworth Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Miles College (Fairfield, Ala.)
Britts Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
New York Journal American
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety
Places
Johannesburg, South Africa
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Apartheid--South Africa
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights demonstrations
Direct action
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Sit-ins
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Voter registration
Code for Location of Original
BGP-NcCU
Location of Original
Benjamin Gitlow Papers, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, N.C.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 1, folder 7(1)
Copy Location (1)
SCLCR-GAMK, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 7, folder 19
Copy Location (2)
SCLCR-GAMK, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 9, folder 8
Copy Location (3)
JBMP-NcD, J. B. Matthews Papers, Duke University, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Durham, N.C.
Filing Info
Box 498, folder 17
Copy Location (4)
NNCRF, The Christopher Reynolds Foundation, Inc., Collection, New York, N.Y.
Copy Location (5)
SCLCR-GAMK, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 8, folder 20
Copy Location (6)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/17/1995 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/20/1995
9/16/2021 dalai
Date Updated
9/16/2021 8:48:07 AM
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Form letter to Friend and Supporter

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document631030-000
Author
Abernathy, Ralph
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
10/30/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Abernathy, Ralph
Author Dates
1926-1990
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
631030-000
Document Date
10/30/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Document Note
Contains enclosure 630900-137.
Dates
9/1/1962-8/31/1963
12/3/1963
Organizations
United States. Supreme Court
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Savannah, Ga.
Albany, Ga.
Danville, Va.
Jackson, Miss.
Greenwood, Miss.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--Finance
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--staff
Code for Location of Original
SCLCR-GAMK
Location of Original
Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 10, folder 16
Copy Location (1)
SCLCR-GAMK, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 54, folder 14
Copy Location (2)
SCLCF-CLSCLS, 20th Century Organizations, Southern Christian Leadership Conference File, Southern California Library for Social Research, Los Angeles, Calif.
Filing Info
Box 39, folder 23
Copy Location (3)
NAACPP-AF-DLC, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection, Group III, Series A, Administrative File, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
Digital file 001473-017-0564
Copy Location (4)
SNCCP-GAMK, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Reel 9, frame 337
Copy Location (5)
SNCCP-GAMK, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Reel 44, frame 156
Copy Location (6)
EPP-GEU-S, Eliza Paschall Papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 24
Copy Location (7)
SAVFC-WHi, Social Action Vertical File, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Copy Location (8)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/17/2002 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/13/2015
tenisha
3/1/2016 corala
10/9/2019 dalai
Date Updated
5/20/2022 2:04:59 PM
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