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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
4/16/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630416-034
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
19 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Harmon, Nolan
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
Stallings, Earl
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
Socrates
Boutwell, Albert Burton
Niebuhr, Reinhold
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Shadrach (Biblical figure)
Meshach (Biblical figure)
Abednego (Biblical figure)
Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylonia
Hitler, Adolf
Jesus Christ
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Meredith, James
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Tarsus, Turkey
Macedonia
Montgomery, Ala.
Asia
Africa
New Orleans, La.
Texas
Germany
Hungary
South America
Caribbean
Mississippi
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Birmingham, 1963
Direct action
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Civil Disobedience
Church and Race Relations
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Natural law
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
SDLC-INP
Location of Original
Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
9/14/2016 3:02:46 PM
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''John F. Kennedy,'' Address in Berlin on 9/13/64

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Kampala, Uganda]
Document Date
1964
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640000-049
Document Date
1964
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Kampala, Uganda]
Genre
Speech
Document Length
4 pp.
Published In
Transition 15 (1964): 26-29.
Dates
9/13/1964
11/22/1963
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Lincoln, Abraham
Beecher, Henry Ward
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Assassination
Race relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Other Topics
Civil Rights Bill of 1963
Code for Location of Original
SDLC-INP
Location of Original
Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/8/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/04/1998
Date Updated
12/3/2013 4:35:08 PM
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''Hammer of Civil Rights''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640309-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
3/9/1964
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640309-000
Document Date
3/9/1964
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
5 pp.
Published In
The Nation 198 (9 March 1964): 230-234.
Names
Lincoln, Abraham
Connor, Eugene
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Zinn, Howard
Thompson, Allen C.
Organizations
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
Ku Klux Klan
United States. Treasury Department
National Security Council
United States. Internal Revenue Service
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Emancipation Proclamation
Direct action
Human Rights
Presidential Elections
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Nonviolence
Segregation in transportation
Freedom rides
Birmingham, 1963
Police - Complaints against
United States - Constitutional law
Churches-vandalism
Other Topics
Equality Now
Fumbling on the New Frontier
Bold Design For a New South
United States Criminal Code, Title 10, Section 241-242
Code for Location of Original
EPP-GEU-S
Location of Original
Eliza Paschall Papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (1)
CSfIL, International Longshoreman's and Warehousemen's Union, San Francisco, Calif.
Filing Info
folder King, Martin Luther 1961-1967
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.
Copy Location (3)
SDLC-INP, Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (4)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/3/2011
8/3/2011 jmkunz
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:32:03 PM
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Draft, Address to the Platform Committee of the Republican National Convention

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
San Francisco, Calif.
Document Date
7/7/1964
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
640707-000
Document Date
7/7/1964
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
San Francisco, Calif.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
12 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 620714-002.
Dates
1960
1963
1954
9/1963
1962
1959
9/1/1939-9/2/1945
Names
Lincoln, Abraham
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) [United States. White House]
Chaney, James Earl
Schwerner, Michael Henry
Goodman, Andrew
McNair, Carol Denise
Robertson, Carole Rosamond
Collins, Addie Mae
Wesley, Cynthia Dianne
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Communist Party of the United States of America
Republican Party
White Citizens Council
United States. White House
Republican National Convention (1964: San Francisco, Calif.)
Republican National Committee
United States. Marshals Service
Places
Chicago, Ill.
Birmingham, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Danville, Va.
Cambridge, Md.
New York, N.Y.
St. Augustine, Fla.
Africa
Asia
Montgomery, Ala.
South Korea
Vietnam
Germany
Cuba
Louisiana
Topics
Freedom rides
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Police - Complaints against
Discrimination in Employment
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Presidential Elections
Federal intervention
Electoral politics
Emancipation Proclamation
Churches-vandalism
Voter registration
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Poverty
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
United States - Constitutional law
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Other Topics
Amos 5:24
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 2, folder 11
Copy Location (1)
RHP-WHi, Ralph Helstein Papers, 1933-1985, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Filing Info
Box 5, folder 1
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 27, folder 38
Copy Location (3)
SDLC-INP, Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (4)
UAWRCR-NNU-LA, United Automobile, Aircraft and Vehicle Workers of America, District 65, Cleveland Robinson Papers, New York University, Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York, N.Y.
Copy Location (5)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/29/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/29/1996
Date Updated
4/17/2017 10:19:27 AM
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''Negroes Are Not Moving Too Fast''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Philadelphia, Pa.
Document Date
11/7/1964
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
641107-001
Document Date
11/7/1964
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Signature
Signed with representation of author (Handwritten signature by author's representative)
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Philadelphia, Pa.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
3 pp.
Published In
Saturday Evening Post, 7 November 1964, pp. 8, 10.
Names
France, Anatole
Lippmann, Walter
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris)
Places
New York, N.Y.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Riots
Poverty
Nonviolence
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Ghettos
Social Justice
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Other Topics
Speaking Out
Code for Location of Original
SDLC-INP
Location of Original
Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
WRMP-GAMK, William Robert Miller Papers, 1955-1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 4, folder 2
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.
Copy Location (3)
MLKP-MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Copy Location (4)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/29/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/10/1996
Date Updated
8/10/2016 10:39:59 AM
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''A Testament of Hope''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
1/1969
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
690100-000
Document Date
1/1969
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
7 pp.
Published In
Playboy, January 1969, pp. 175+
Names
Bene´t, S. V. (Stephen Vincent)
Baldwin, James
Castro, Fidel
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Dulles, John Foster
Hatcher, Richard G. [Gary. Office of the Mayor]
Lindsay, John V. (John Vliet) [New York. Office of the Mayor]
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Eastland, James O. (James Oliver) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Maddox, Lester
Fanon, Frantz
Fulbright, J. William (James William) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Williams, Hosea
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Jesus Christ
Addonizio, Hugh J.
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Tougaloo College
Rust College
United States. President's Riot Commission
Gary. Office of the Mayor
New York. Office of the Mayor
United States. Congress. Senate
Georgia. House of Representatives
Mississippi. House of Representatives
United States. Dept. of Labor
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Places
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Gary, Ind.
New York, N.Y.
Selma, Ala.
Tuskegee, Ala.
Dallas County, Ala.
Rochester, N.Y.
Cleveland, Ohio
Chicago, Ill.
Atlanta, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
Attapulgus, Ga.
Americus, Ga.
Topics
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
racism
political participation
Discrimination in Employment
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Discrimination in public accomodations
Discrimination in housing
Poverty
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Voting Rights Act, 1965
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
World Politics
Afro-American student movements
War on Poverty
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Riots
Other Topics
Freedom Is a Hard Bought Thing
Declaration of Independence
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.
Copy Location (1)
SDLC-INP, Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/18/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/05/2000
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:31:29 PM
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''Equality Now: The President Has the Power: Equality Now''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Document Date
2/4/1961
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
610204-000
Document Date
2/4/1961
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
In Vol. 7
Cal. 6
Genre
Published article
Document Length
5 pp.
Published In
The Nation 192 (4 February 1961): 91-95.
Dates
1954
1959
1/21/1961
1948
1934
1946
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Emerson, Thomas Irwin
Truman, Harry S.
Ribicoff, Abraham [United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare]
Bonfield, Arthur E.
Wright, J. Skelly
Bootle, W. A.
Organizations
Harper & Row, Publishers
Christian Education Press
United States. Supreme Court
Democratic Party
United States. Congress. Senate
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States Commission on Civil Rights
The Nation
United States. White House
United States--Armed Forces
United States. President's Committee on Government Employment Policy
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
United States. Department of the Treasury
United States. Internal Revenue Service
United States. Bureau of Narcotics
United States. Alcohol Tax Unit
United States. Secret Service
U.S. Customs Service
United States. Federal Housing Administration
United States. Public Housing Administration
United States. Urban Renewal Administration
United States. Veterans Administration
United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
United States. Department of Agriculture
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. President's Committee on Civil Rights
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Washington, D.C.
India
Topics
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Discrimination in public accomodations
Discrimination in housing
Emancipation Proclamation
Federal intervention
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Montgomery Bus Boycott
School integration
Segregation--law and legislation
Voter registration
Other Topics
Forgotten Remedy for the Voteless Negro
Stride Toward Freedom
The Measure of a Man
Code for Location of Original
SDLC-INP
Location of Original
Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
M2 #242
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/20/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/25/1994
3/14/2013 dbeals
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:54 AM
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''I Predict: Twenty-five Farseeing People Tell What They Hope, Fear and Imagine for 1987''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document620116-007
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Document Date
1/16/1962
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
620116-007
Document Date
1/16/1962
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
In Vol. 7
Genre
Published article
Document Length
1 p.
Published In
Look Magazine, 16 January 1962.
Topics
equality
racism
Nonviolence
World Politics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Code for Location of Original
MLKPP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
Copy Location (1)
SDLC-INP, Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/4/2010 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/14/2012 szwald
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:31:31 PM
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Draft, Address at the National Press Club

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Document Date
7/19/1962
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
620719-002
Document Date
7/19/1962
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
14 pp.
Dates
7/10/1962
12/1961
Names
Gandhi, Mahatma
Hugo, Victor
Abernathy, Ralph
Machiavelli, Niccolo
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
Spencer, Herbert
Organizations
National Press Club
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Albany, Ga.
Topics
Albany Movement
Economic development
Communism
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Civil Disobedience
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Church and Race Relations
Nonviolence
Other Topics
Atlanta Constitution
Civil Rights Act of 1960
Micah 6:8
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
2.3.0.410
Copy Location (1)
HWC, Harry Wachtel Collection
Filing Info
Box 10, folder 8
Copy Location (2)
SDLC-INP, Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/11/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/11/1991
6/11/2013 dbeals
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:31:47 PM
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''The Case Against 'Tokenism,''' Address at National Press Club on 7/19/1962

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
8/5/1962
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
620805-001
Document Date
8/5/1962
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
v. cut
Cal. 7
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
4 pp.
Published In
New York Times Magazine, 5 August 1962, pp. 11, 49, 52-53.
Dates
7/19/1962
Names
Abernathy, Ralph
Machiavelli, Niccolo
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
Hugo, Victor
Organizations
National Press Club
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Albany, Ga.
Topics
Nonviolence
Albany Movement
Discrimination in Employment
Social Activism
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Voter registration
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Other Topics
Atlanta Constitution
Civil Rights Act of 1960
Code for Location of Original
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
SDLC-INP, Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/24/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/25/1994
3/12/2012 szwald
Date Updated
7/31/2015 2:14:35 PM
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