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

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document631014-100
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, 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 District Directors

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610609-016
Author
Lasley, Russell R.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
6/9/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Lasley, Russell R.
Author Affiliation
United Packinghouse Workers of America
Document ID
610609-016
Document Date
6/9/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Document Note
Contains enclosures 610517-003 and 610613-016
Dates
6/15/1961 - 7/15/1961
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Topics
Labor Movement
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Code for Location of Original
UPWR-WHi
Location of Original
United Packinghouse, Food and Allied Workers Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 395, folder 8
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
2/22/2013 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:20:03 AM
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Form letter to Israel S. Dresner

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document621009-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
10/9/1962
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
621009-002
Document Date
10/9/1962
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
10/26/1962
Names
Dresner, Israel S. [Temple Sharey Shalom (Springfield, N.J.)]
Porter, John Thomas
Shiflett, James A.
Lambert, William L.
Leaming, Hugo P.
Langford, Lawrence W.
McDonald, Arthur
Lintner, James E.
Kuzela, Marian
Sardon, M. Earle
Sibrie, Roland
Murphy, George
Organizations
Temple Sharey Shalom (Springfield, N.J.)
Places
Springfield, N.J.
Albany, Ga.
Chicago, Ill.
Topics
Support correspondence
Albany Movement
Nonviolence
Voter registration
Church and Race Relations
Churches-vandalism
School integration
Code for Location of Original
IDC-INP
Location of Original
Israel Dresner Collection, In Private Hands
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
Box 2, folder 5
Copy Location (2)
MLKJP-GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 2, folder 4
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/19/2000 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/23/2000
11/5/2019 mcweaver
9/28/2021 dalai
Date Updated
9/28/2021 9:10:50 AM
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Form letter to Local Unions

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610609-015
Author
Lasley, Russell R.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
6/9/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Lasley, Russell R.
Author Affiliation
United Packinghouse Workers of America
Document ID
610609-015
Document Date
6/9/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Document Note
Contains enclosure 610517-003
Dates
6/15/1961
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Topics
Labor Movement
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Code for Location of Original
UPWR-WHi
Location of Original
United Packinghouse, Food and Allied Workers Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 395, folder 8
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/24/2009 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/15/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:54 AM
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Form letter to Owen D. Pelt

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document580807-005
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
8/7/1958
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
580807-005
Document Date
8/7/1958
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Document Note
Contains enclosure 580807-008.
Names
Pelt, Owen D. [Shiloh Baptist Church]
Abernathy, Ralph
Jackson, J. H. (Joseph Harrison) [National Baptist Convention of the United States of America]
Steele, C. Kenzie [Bethel Baptist Church]
Davis, A. L.
Organizations
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Bethel Baptist Church
Shiloh Baptist Church
Places
Chicago, Ill.
New Orleans, La.
Tallahassee, Fla.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
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 33A, folder 31
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/2/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/01/1991
Date Updated
2/3/2009 10:56:44 AM
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Form letter to Roy Wilkins

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610213-003
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
2/13/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Document ID
610213-003
Document Date
2/13/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Wilkins, Roy
Marshall, Thurgood
Johnson, Robert E. (Robert Edward) [Ebony]
Bennett, Lerone [Ebony]
Thompson, Robert [Atlanta Urban League]
Clement, Rufus E. [Atlanta University]
Prattis, Percival Leroy [Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Co.]
Organizations
Ebony
Atlanta Urban League
Atlanta University
Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Co.
Places
New York, N.Y.
Chicago, Ill.
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Code for Location of Original
NAACPP-DLC
Location of Original
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Copy Location (1)
MLKP-MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Copy Location (2)
DHU
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
4/7/2014 12:48:21 PM
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Form letter to Ruth H. Bunche

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document620424-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
4/24/1962
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc.
Document ID
620424-002
Document Date
4/24/1962
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Document Note
Contains enclosure 620424-010. Enclosed in 630314-009.
Dates
5/17/1962
Names
Bunche, Ruth H.
Kheel, Theodore Woodrow [Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc.]
Wachtel, Harry H. [Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc.]
Kunstler, William M. (William Moses) [Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc.]
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt) [Howard University (Washington, D.C.)]
Lasley, Russell R. [United Packinghouse Workers of America]
Helstein, Ralph [United Packinghouse Workers of America]
Oakes, John B. [New York Times Company]
Garrison, Lloyd K. (Lloyd Kirkham)
Organizations
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
Sheraton-Carlton Hotel (Washington, D.C.)
Howard University (Washington, D.C.)
United Packinghouse Workers of America
New York Times Company
Places
Kew Gardens, N.Y.
Washington, D.C.
Chicago, Ill.
New York, N.Y.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr.- Membership in organizations
Nonviolence
Voter registration
Afro-American Education
Meetings
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Code for Location of Original
RJBP-NN-Sc
Location of Original
Ralph J. Bunche Papers, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, New York, N.Y.
Copy Location (1)
MLKP-MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Copy Location (2)
MWJP-DHU-MS, Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Papers, Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Washington, D.C.
Copy Location (3)
UPWR-WHi, United Packinghouse, Food and Allied Workers Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Filing Info
Box 399, folder 14
Copy Location (4)
UPWR-WHi, United Packinghouse, Food and Allied Workers Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Filing Info
Box 179, folder 5
Copy Location (5)
JBOP-WHi, John B. Oaks Papers, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Copy Location (6)
LKGP-MH-L, Lloyd K. Garrison Papers, Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 2, folder 15
Copy Location (7)
UAWR-NNU-LA, United Automobile Workers of America, District 65 Records, New York University, Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York, N.Y.
Filing Info
Box 205, folder Gandhi Society for Human Rights
Copy Location (8)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/17/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/18/1992
Date Updated
10/14/2021 8:52:02 AM
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Form letter to Stanley Terry

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document621010-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
10/10/1962
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
621010-002
Document Date
10/10/1962
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 7
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
10/26/1962
Names
Terry, Stanley
Sharper, H. P. [Abyssinian Baptist Church (Newark, N.J.)]
Roy, Ralph Lord [Grace Methodist Church (New York, N.Y.)]
Papandrew, John [Unitarian Universalist Church (Portsmouth, N.H.)]
Organizations
Abyssinian Baptist Church (Newark, N.J.)
Grace Methodist Church (New York, N.Y.)
Unitarian Universalist Church (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Places
Bronx, N.Y.
Newark, N.J.
New York, N.Y.
Portsmouth, N.H.
Chicago, Ill.
Albany, Ga.
Topics
Albany Movement
Voter registration
Church and Race Relations
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 2, folder 6
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
Box 2, folder 4
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/31/2001 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
06/01/2001
Date Updated
3/27/2017 5:35:04 PM
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Form letter to William Eger

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document620910-022
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
9/10/1962
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
620910-022
Document Date
9/10/1962
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
9/21/1962
9/25/1962-9/28/1962
Names
Eger, William [United Press International]
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Hicks, James L. [New York Amsterdam News]
Terry, Wallace [Washington Post Company]
Murphy, Carl [Afro-American (Baltimore, Md.)]
Johnson, Robert E. (Robert Edward) [Jet Magazine]
Organizations
United Press International
A. G. Gaston Motel (Birmingham, Ala.)
New York Amsterdam News
Washington Post Company
Afro-American (Baltimore, Md.)
Jet Magazine
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
New York, N.Y.
Washington, D.C.
Baltimore, Md.
Chicago, Ill.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
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 129, folder 24
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/10/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/7/2017 dalai
Date Updated
12/19/2018 11:32:07 AM
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