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''I've Been To The Mountaintop,'' Address on 4/3/68

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
1976
Genre
Published speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
760000-004
Document Date
1976
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Published speech
Document Length
3 pp.
Published In
Flip Schulke, ed. Martin Luther King, Jr, : A Documentary, Montgomery to Memphis. New York: Norton, 1976.
Dates
4/3/1968
Names
Connor, Eugene
Abernathy, Ralph
Euripides
Plato
Socrates
Aristophanes
Aristotle
Luther, Martin
Lincoln, Abraham
Loeb, Harry [Memphis. Office of the Mayor]
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Jesus Christ
Lawson, James M.
Kyles, Billy
Jackson, Jesse
Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson)
King, Coretta Scott
Curry, Izola
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich) [New York. Office of the Governor]
Organizations
Bishop Charles Mason Temple (Memphis, Tenn.)
Memphis. Office of the Mayor
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Coca-Cola
Sealtest Milk
Wonder Bread
Hartz Bread
Tri-State Bank
New York. Office of the Governor
White Plains High School
Places
Memphis, Tenn.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Accra, Ghana
Atlanta, Ga.
Jackson, Miss.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Birmingham, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Selma, Ala.
Topics
Emancipation Proclamation
Bible, O.T.
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Albany Movement
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Economic development
Labor Movement
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Assassination
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Travels
Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike
Nonviolence
Parables
Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965
Other Topics
Amos 5:24
Luke 4:18
Emancipation Proclamation
We Shall Overcome
Luke 15:11-32
Declaration of Independence
U.S. Constitution
New York Times Company
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
4/29/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/15/1996
Date Updated
5/20/2010 1:10:08 PM
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Interview by James Reston

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Author
Pritchett, Laurie
Place Written
South Mount, N.C.
Document Date
4/23/1976
Genre
Interview
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Pritchett, Laurie
Author Dates
1926-2000
Document ID
760423-000
Document Date
4/23/1976
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
South Mount, N.C.
Genre
Interview
Document Length
28 pp.
Dates
12/16/1961
9/1961
11/1/1961
12/10/1961
Names
Reston, James
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
King, Slater
Wilkins, Roy
Campbell, Cull
King C. B. (Chevene Bowers)
King, Tennessee B.
Tates, Manly
Sherrod, Charles
Bevonovich, Bonnie
Hollowell, Donald
Motley, Constance Baker
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Abernathy, Ralph
Young, Andrew
Kelley, Asa D.
Sanders, Carl Edward
Miller, Fred
Clark, Jim
Connor, Eugene
Sitton, Claude
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Kennedy, Robert F.
Clapp, Paul
Zinn, Howard
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar)
Foreman, George
Moore, Jamie
Organizations
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (US)
Trailways Bus Lines
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Southern Regional Council
Ku Klux Klan
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Albany, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
High Point, N.C.
Greensboro, N.C.
St. Augustine, Fla.
Seattle, Wash.
Birmingham, Ala.
Selma, Ala.
Camilla, Ga.
Bessemer, Ga.
Jackson, Miss.
Topics
Albany Movement
Voter registration
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Police - Complaints against
Code for Location of Original
SOHP-NcU
Location of Original
Southern Oral History Program Records, 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
11/12/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/29/1999
8/23/2013 dbeals
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:00 AM
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''The Role of the Church in Facing the Nation's Chief Moral Dilemma'', Address at the Conference on Christian Faith and Human Relations in Nashville, Tenn. on 4/25/1957

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Black Mountain, N.C.
Document Date
[1957]
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
Document ID
570000-068
Document Date
[1957]
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
In Vol. 4
Place Written
Black Mountain, N.C.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
4 pp.
Published In
Fellowship of Southern Churchmen, Proceedings of the Conference on Christian Faith and Human Relations
Dates
4/25/1957
Names
Scott, Dred
Jesus Christ
Luther, Martin
Savonarola, Girolamo
Livingston, John Henry
Schweitzer, Albert
Jefferson, Thomas
Lincoln, Abraham
Kester, Howard
Hollands, Josial G.
Organizations
United States. Supreme Court
Conference on Christian Faith and Human Relations
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Nashville, Tenn.
Topics
Segregation
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Religion
Church and Race Relations
Nonviolence
Agape
Other Topics
Plessy Doctrine
Romans 12:2
Matthew 5:11
John 18:11
Code for Location of Original
HAK-NcU
Location of Original
Howard A. Kester Papers, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 4, folder 144
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/14/1989 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
09/22/1989
Date Updated
11/25/2015 2:43:30 PM
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Facing the Challenge of a New Age, Address delivered at National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Emancipation Day rally

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
1/1/1957
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
570101-005
Document Date
1/1/1957
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
In Vol. 4
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
70.1 min.
Document Note
1 sound cassette: analog
Dates
5/17/1954
Names
Williams, Samuel W.
Heraclitus, of Ephesus
Hegel, George Wilhelm Friedrich
Scott, Dred
Cowper, William
Watts, Isaac
Hope, Bob
Donne, John
Malloch, Douglas
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)]
Toynbee, Arnold Joseph
Jesus Christ
Shakespeare, William
Eastland, James O. (James Oliver)
Carlyle, Thomas
Lowell, James Russell
Bryant, William Cullen
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Calhoun, John H.
Hurley, Ruby
Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert)
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
Organizations
WERD (Radio station: Atlanta, Ga.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
United States. Supreme Court
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Delta Sigma Theta
Omega Psi Phi
Alpha Phi Alpha
United Negro College Fund
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Birmingham, Ala.
Washington, D.C.
Detroit, Mich.
Baltimore, Md.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Emancipation Proclamation
Slavery
Discrimination
Plessy vs Ferguson, 1896
Segregation--law and legislation
Nonviolence
Good and Evil
Agape
Afro-American Education
political participation
Civil rights
Other Topics
The Negro's Complaint
False Greatness
Devotions upon Emergent Occasions
John 18:11
Matthew 5:44-45
Sonnet CXVI
The French Revolution
The Battlefield
The Present Crisis
A Great Meeting in the Promised Land
Wanted
Oh, Freedom
Isaiah 2:4
Code for Location of Original
PHBC-INP
Location of Original
Paul H. Brown Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/16/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
12/7/2015 4:14:45 PM
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Letter to Dwight D. (Dwight David) Eisenhower

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Author
Folsom, James Elisha
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
1/10/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Folsom, James Elisha
Author Dates
1908-1987
Author Affiliation
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Document ID
570110-027
Document Date
1/10/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. White House
Places
Washington, D.C.
Topics
Governmental investigations
Code for Location of Original
WCFO-KAbE
Location of Original
White House Central Files (Official File), Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kan.
Location of Original - Detail
OF 142-A
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/23/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/24/1992
Date Updated
1/20/2009 2:51:12 PM
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Telegram to J. Edgar (John Edgar) Hoover

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Author
Hallford
Place Written
Mobile, Ala.
Document Date
1/10/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Hallford
Author Affiliation
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Document ID
570110-030
Document Date
1/10/1957
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Signature
Signed with representation of author (Handwritten signature by author's representative)
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
Mobile, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
3 pp.
Published In
Garrow, David J. ed., Centers of the Southern Struggle: FBI files on Montgomery, Albany, St. Augustine, Selma, and Memphis [microfilm], (Frederick, Md: University Publications of America, 1988).
Names
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar)
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Folsom, James Elisha
Ruppenthal, Goodwyn J.
Lyerly, William V.
Sellers, Clyde
Garroway, Dave
Irons, David
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
Montgomery Improvement Association
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Bombings
Churches-vandalism
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation--Archives
Governmental investigations
Code for Location of Original
FBIDG-NN-Sc
Location of Original
David Garrow Federal Bureau of Investigation Collection, 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)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/11/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/13/1998
Date Updated
7/31/2015 2:36:08 PM
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''A Statement to the South and Nation''

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Author
Southern Leaders Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
1/10/1957-1/11/1957
Genre
Manifesto
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Southern Leaders Conference
Document ID
570111-008
Document Date
1/10/1957-1/11/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
In Vol. 4
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Manifesto
Document Length
8 pp.
Document Note
Marginal comments by King.
Dates
1/10/1957 - 1/11/1957
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Steele, C. K.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Brownell, Herbert
Christ, Jesus
King, Martin Luther
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
United States. Supreme Court
Ebenezer Baptist Church
United States. Dept. of Justice
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Nonviolence
United States - Constitutional law
Imperialism
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Other Topics
Star Spangled Banner
Code for Location of Original
NCCP-PPPrHi
Location of Original
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America Papers, Presbyterian Department of History, Philadelphia, Penn.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 46, folder 30
Copy Location (1)
NCCR-PPPrHi, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America Records, Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, Pa.
Filing Info
Box 46, folder 30
Copy Location (2)
CAABP-WHi, Carl and Anne Braden Papers, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Filing Info
Box 58, folder 6
Copy Location (3)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Filing Info
Sermon file, folder 132
Copy Location (4)
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 9, folder 20
Copy Location (5)
RWP-DLC, Roy Wilkins Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Date Created
2/13/1990 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/08/1991
Date Updated
7/31/2015 11:37:16 AM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
Rabb, Maxwell M.
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Document Date
1/11/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Rabb, Maxwell M.
Author Dates
1910-
Author Affiliation
United States. White House
Document ID
570111-028
Document Date
1/11/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
In Vol. 4
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
1/8/1957
1/10/1957
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Southern Leaders Conference
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Governmental investigations
Code for Location of Original
WCFO-KAbE
Location of Original
White House Central Files (Official File), Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kan.
Location of Original - Detail
GF 124-A
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/4/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/07/1992
Date Updated
5/5/2009 2:48:24 PM
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Memo to Herbert Brownell

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Author
Hoover, J. Edgar
Document Date
1/11/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Hoover, J. Edgar
Author Dates
1895-1972
Author Affiliation
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Document ID
570111-036
Document Date
1/11/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 4
Genre
Letter
Document Length
4 pp.
Dates
1/10/1957
Names
Brownell, Herbert
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Montgomery Improvement Association]
Powell, William J.
Lyerly, Bill
Folsom, James Elisha
Rogers, William P. (William Pierce)
Olney, Warren
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
United States. Dept. of Justice
Montgomery (Ala.). Police Dept.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Places
Mobile, Ala.
Topics
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation--Archives
Churches-vandalism
Governmental investigations
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Code for Location of Original
FBIDG-NN-Sc
Location of Original
David Garrow Federal Bureau of Investigation Collection, 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)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/11/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/13/1998
Date Updated
7/31/2015 2:37:04 PM
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Telegram to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
Adams, Sherman
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Document Date
1/18/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Adams, Sherman
Author Dates
1899-1986
Author Affiliation
United States. White House
Document ID
570118-008
Document Date
1/18/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
1/11/1957
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Civil rights
Code for Location of Original
WCFO-KAbE
Location of Original
White House Central Files (Official File), Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kan.
Location of Original - Detail
GF 124-A
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/4/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/07/1992
Date Updated
12/3/2009 4:05:41 PM
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