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''Letter from Birmingham Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630612-005
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
6/12/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630612-005
Document Date
6/12/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Article
Document Length
8 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
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
Braden, Anne
Boyle, Sarah-Patton
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
Birmingham, Ala.
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
Discrimination in public accommodations
World Politics
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Nonviolence
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
MS 22, #693
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/24/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/15/1999
Date Updated
10/26/2016 1:50:06 PM
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''Civil Rights '65: the Right to Vote, the Quest for Jobs''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650300-031
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[3/1965]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650300-031
Document Date
[3/1965]
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
17 pp.
Dates
3/8/1965
7/10/1965
Names
Clark, James [Dallas County Sheriffs Dept.]
Thomas, Daniel H.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville)
Rainey, Lawrence
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio)
Collins, LeRoy
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Gandhi, Mahatma
Organizations
Scripto, Inc.
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Dallas County Sheriffs Dept.
United States. Congress
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
United States. Dept. of Justice
White Citizens Council
Places
Selma, Ala.
Marion, Ala.
Greensboro, N.C.
Albany, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
St. Augustine, Fla.
Topics
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Literacy tests
Economic development
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Poverty
Ghettos
Voter registration
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
World Politics
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Voting Rights Act, 1965
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Freedom rides
Other Topics
One Vote for Every Man: Civil Rights Act of 1965.
Selma - The Shame and the Promise
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 115
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/24/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/01/1998
Date Updated
10/20/2010 3:07:13 PM
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One Vote for Every Man: Civil Rights Act in 1965

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650300-034
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[3/1965]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650300-034
Document Date
[3/1965]
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
15 pp.
Names
Clark, James
Vivian, C. T.
Marshall, Burke
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Bevel, James L. (James Luther)
Thomas, Daniel H.
Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville)
Rainey, Lawrence
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio)
Collins, LeRoy
Gandhi, Mahatma
Organizations
United States. Supreme Court
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
Places
Selma, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Albany, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
St. Augustine, Fla.
Topics
Civil rights movements
Voter registration
Literacy tests
Slavery
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Civil Rights Act, 1957
Arrest
Other Topics
Civil Rights '65: The Right to Vote, the Quest for Jobs
Selma - The Shame and the Promise
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)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/6/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/21/1996
Date Updated
10/20/2010 3:18:53 PM
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Draft, Behind the Selma March

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650316-004
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[3/16/1965]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650316-004
Document Date
[3/16/1965]
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
11 pp.
Document Note
Draft of 4/3/65 Saturday Review.
Dates
3/15/1965
3/7/1965
3/8/1965
3/9/1965
Names
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Farmer, James [Congress of Racial Equality]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Young, Andrew
Spike, Robert W. (Robert Warren) [National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Commission on Religion and Race]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Johnson, Frank M.
Clark, James
Collins, LeRoy [Florida. Office of the Governor]
Doar, John [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Lingo, Al
Baker, Wilson
Jones, Clarence B.
Vivian, C. T.
Organizations
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Commission on Religion and Race
Congress of Racial Equality
United States. Dept. of Justice
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Florida. Office of the Governor
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Selma, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Voting Rights Act, 1965
Police - Complaints against
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with government officials
Nonviolence
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
United States - Constitutional law
Direct action
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
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)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/5/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/10/1997
Date Updated
1/20/2014 4:10:06 PM
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''After the March: An Open Letter to the American People''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650500-016
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[4/1965-5/1965]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650500-016
Document Date
[4/1965-5/1965]
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
11 pp.
Dates
3/7/1965
3/25/1965
4/7/1965
Names
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Liuzzo, Viola
McGill, Ralph [Atlanta Constitution]
Hartsfield, William Berry
Vandiver, S. Ernest (Samuel Ernest)
Griffin, Marvin
Lane, Mills B. [Citizens and Southern Bank]
Woodruff, Robert W. [Coca-Cola Company]
Allen, Ivan [Atlanta. Office of the Mayor]
Boynton, Amelia
Jackson, Jimmy Lee
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Ku Klux Klan
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Congress of Racial Equality
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Tennessee Coal & Iron [US Steel]
Dallas County Citizens Council
Coca-Cola Company
Citizens and Southern Bank
Atlanta. Office of the Mayor
Atlanta Constitution
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Wilcox County, Ala.
Marion, Ala.
Greensboro, N.C.
Nashville, Tenn.
Savannah, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Little Rock, Ark.
Macomb, Miss.
Jackson, Miss.
Selma, Ala.
Topics
Voter registration
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Economic development
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Birmingham, 1963
Voting Rights Act, 1965
Police - Complaints against
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
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 116
Copy Location (1)
BWOF-AB, Birmingham World Office Files, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Filing Info
File 1102.25.3
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 123, folder 2
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/21/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/27/1998
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:12:02 PM
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Draft, After the March: An Open Letter to the American People

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650500-017
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[4/1965-5/1965]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650500-017
Document Date
[4/1965-5/1965]
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Fragment
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
12 pp.
Dates
3/7/1965
4/7/1965
3/25/1965
Names
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Liuzzo, Viola
McGill, Ralph [Atlanta Constitution]
Hartsfield, William Berry
Vandiver, S. Ernest (Samuel Ernest)
Griffin, Marvin
Lane, Mills B. [Citizens and Southern Bank]
Woodruff, Robert W. [Coca-Cola Company]
Allen, Ivan [Atlanta. Office of the Mayor]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Ku Klux Klan
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Congress of Racial Equality
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Tennessee Coal & Iron [US Steel]
Dallas County Citizens Council
Coca-Cola Company
Citizens and Southern Bank
Atlanta. Office of the Mayor
Atlanta Constitution
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Marion, Ala.
Greensboro, N.C.
Nashville, Tenn.
Savannah, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Little Rock, Ark.
Macomb, Miss.
Jackson, Miss.
Selma, Ala.
Topics
Voter registration
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Economic development
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Birmingham, 1963
Voting Rights Act, 1965
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
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 116
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/21/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/27/1998
Date Updated
4/8/2010 5:03:39 PM
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Newsletter 1, no. 3

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610900-012
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
9/1961
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
610900-012
Document Date
9/1961
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Article
Document Length
4 pp.
Dates
9/15/1961
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Belafonte, Harry
Farmer, James [Congress of Racial Equality]
Lawson, James M.
Robinson, Spottswood [Howard University]
Kunstler, William M. (William Moses) [American Civil Liberties Union]
Smith, Kelly Miller
Makeba, Miriam
Abernathy, Ralph
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
Lee, Bernard Scott
Shuttlesworth, Ruby
Young, Andrew
Cotton, Dorothy
Clark, Septima Poinsette
Shortridge, W. E.
Smith, N. H.
Gray, Fred D.
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Coffin, William Sloane
Noyce, Gaylord B.
Carter, Clyde
Jones, Joseph Charles
Smith, George Bundy
Maguire, John David [Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.)]
Swift, David [Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.)]
Conley, Charles
Greenberg, Jack
Amaker, Norman
Moi, Daniel Arap
King, Edward B. [Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)]
Wood, Virgil
Davis, Sammy, Jr.
Battles, Richard A.
Thomas, E. G.
Organizations
Howard University
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Montgomery Improvement Association
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Congress of Racial Equality
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
American Civil Liberties Union
Clark Memorial Methodist Church (Nashville, Tenn.)
First Baptist Church (Nashville, Tenn.)
Citizenship Education Program
Dorchester Center
Bethel Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Revelation Baptist Church (Cinncinatti, Ohio)
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America
Marshall Field Foundation
Virginia Seminary
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Places
Nashville, Tenn.
Birmingham, Ala.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Bombings
Churches-vandalism
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Civil rights demonstrations
Arrest
Voter registration
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Other Topics
Who Speaks for Birmingham
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
6.5.0.1050
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 122 folder 20
Copy Location (2)
WTWP-INP, Wyatt Tee Walker Papers, In Private Hands
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/27/2004 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/17/2010
5/15/2012 szwald
Date Updated
9/2/2015 10:02:21 AM
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''Birthday Party for a Bus Boycott''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document580125-003
Author
Wofford, Harris
Document Date
1/25/1958
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Wofford, Harris
Document ID
580125-003
Document Date
1/25/1958
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 4
Genre
Article
Document Length
47 pp.
Dates
12/5/1955
1/10/1957
Names
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Dexter Avenue Baptist Church]
Parks, Rosa
Abernathy, Ralph
Pleasure, Mose [Montgomery Improvement Association]
Gandhi, Mahatma
Graetz, Robert S.
Underwood, Jefferson
Washington, Booker T.
Agronsky, Martin
Engelhardt, Samuel
Gomillion, Charles G. (Charles Goode) [Tuskegee Institute]
King, Martin Luther
Simon, Paul
King, Coretta Scott
Sparkman, John
Nehru, Jawaharlal
Wyszynski, Stefan
Connor, Eugene
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Organizations
Montgomery Advertiser
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
Holt Street Baptist Church
United Negro College Fund
Ku Klux Klan
National Broadcasting Company, inc.
Montgomery Improvement Association
Boston University. School of Theology
United States. Supreme Court
Institute on Non-Violence and Social Change
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
India
South Africa
Selma, Ala.
Chicago, Ill.
Little Rock, Ark.
St. Louis, Mo.
New York, N.Y.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Civil Rights Act, 1957
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Nonviolence
Gandhism
Montgomery Improvement Association--meetings
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Other Topics
1 Corinthians 13:11
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 78, folder 31
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/22/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/09/1999
Date Updated
11/19/2009 3:34:08 PM
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