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''Letter From Birmingham City Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630624-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
6/24/1963
Genre
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
630624-000
Document Date
6/24/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Article
Document Length
10 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630621-001.
Published In
New Leader 66 (24 June 1963): 3-11.
Dates
4/16/1963
9/1962
3/1963
1954
4/12/1963
4/7/1963
Names
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety]
Socrates
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
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, d. 562 B.C.
Hitler, Adolf
Jesus Christ
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
King, Martin Luther
Williams, Adam Daniel (A. D.)
Williams, Willis
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Meredith, James
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature. Senate.
Alabama. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
New Orleans, La.
Montgomery, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Texas
Mississippi
Germany
Hungary
Plymouth, Mass.
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Albany Movement
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights
Direct action
Jews
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Natural law
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Segregation--law and legislation
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Acts 5:29
Code for Location of Original
labc-MiU
Location of Original
Labadie Collection, University of Michigan, Hatcher Library, Ann Arbor
Copy Location (1)
RJBPC-CLU-AR, Ralph J. Bunche Collection (2051), University of California, Los Angeles, Charles E. Young Research Library, Special Collections, Los Angeles, Calif.
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)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/15/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/17/1996
Date Updated
3/22/2016 4:54:09 PM
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Draft, What the Marchers Really Want

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630825-003
Author
[King, Martin Luther, Jr.]
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
8/25/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
[King, Martin Luther, Jr.]
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630825-003
Document Date
8/25/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
4 pp.
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Organizations
United States. White House
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
New York, N.Y.
Topics
Discrimination in housing
Discrimination in public accommodations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
equality
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Nonviolence
Direct action
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Civil rights
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
8/20/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/25/1998
Date Updated
6/29/2016 2:57:05 PM
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Draft, In a Word--Now

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630929-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[9/29/1963]
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
630929-002
Document Date
[9/29/1963]
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
8/28/1963
Names
Hugo, Victor
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Fair Employment Practices Committee
United States. White House
Places
Albany, Ga.
Washington, D.C.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Police - Complaints against
Discrimination in Employment
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Albany Movement
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Ghettos
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Discrimination in housing
Afro-American families
Voter registration
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
2.4.0.230
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 27, folder 12
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/22/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/23/1999
Date Updated
8/9/2016 2:59:17 PM
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Draft, ''Prospect for Civil Rights for 1964''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document631211-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
12/11/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
631211-000
Document Date
12/11/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
3 pp.
Document Note
Draft of 1/1964 Negro Digest.
Dates
1/1964
8/28/1963
Organizations
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Nonviolence
Operation Breadbasket
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Rights Act, 1964
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Discrimination in Employment
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
8/19/1988 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/23/1988
Date Updated
7/7/2016 1:27:57 PM
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''The Danger of a Little Progress - Atlanta, Ga.''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640203-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
2/3/1964
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640203-002
Document Date
2/3/1964
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Fragment
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
3 pp.
Document Note
Draft of 2/15/64 NYAN.
Dates
10/19/1963
11/15/1963
Names
Cronkite, Walter [Columbia Broadcasting System, inc.]
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Allen, Ivan
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Ku Klux Klan
United Nations
Atlanta Summit Leadership Conference
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
New York Amsterdam News
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Birmingham, 1963
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in public accomodations
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
School integration
Other Topics
CBS Reports
Action For Democracy
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
11/29/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/29/1999
Date Updated
2/25/2010 1:40:05 PM
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Draft of excerpt from ''Why We Can't Wait''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640310-009
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Document Date
3/10/1964
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
640310-009
Document Date
3/10/1964
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
undecided
Genre
Article
Document Length
20 pp.
Dates
1960
11/1963
5/22/1964
6/3/1964
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Moore, Harry T.
Moore, Harriette
Lee, George F.
Moore, William
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Harris, Louis
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Donne, John
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Williams, Harrison A.
Organizations
The Nation
Life Magazine
Harper & Row, Publishers
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Urban League
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Places
Florida
Belzoni, Miss.
Birmingham, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Topics
Why We Can't Wait
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Labor Movement
Other Topics
Matthew 25:40
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 27, folder 12
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/29/2007 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
6/5/2007 11:41:32
bhunter
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:46 AM
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''The 'Stall In' In Retrospect''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640501-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
5/1/1964
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
640501-002
Document Date
5/1/1964
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
4 pp.
Document Note
Draft of 5/9/64 NYAN
Dates
5/9/1964
Organizations
United States. Congress. Senate
Topics
Communism
Civil Disobedience
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Other Topics
New York Amsterdam News
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 27, folder 46
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/10/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/11/1999
Date Updated
6/21/2017 2:46:59 PM
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''What the Nobel Peace Prize Means to Me''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document641128-007
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
[11/28/1964]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
641128-007
Document Date
[11/28/1964]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Article
Document Length
3 pp.
Dates
12/10/1964
Names
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Wilkins, Roy
Young, Whitney M.
Lincoln, Abraham
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Nobel, Alfred
Organizations
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Associated Negro Press
Places
Oslo, Norway
Chicago, Ill.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors - Nobel Peace Prize
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Emancipation Proclamation
Freedom rides
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
11/25/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/01/1997
Date Updated
3/4/2010 1:32:12 PM
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Draft, ''The Movement: Prospects for '65''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650120-012
Author
[King, Martin Luther, Jr.]
Document Date
1/20/1965
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
650120-012
Document Date
1/20/1965
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Genre
Article
Document Length
13 pp.
Dates
1956
1/1963
1960
1965
7/24/1964
Names
Gandhi, Mahatma
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard)
Thoreau, Henry David
Clark, James
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris)
Kennon, Robert F., Sr.
Davis, James Huston
Organizations
Lockheed Corporation
Boeing
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Standard Oil
United States. Dept. of Justice
White Citizens Council
Scripto Inc.
General Motors
Ford Motor Company
Chrysler
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Dorchester Center
United States. Congress. Senate.
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala.
MIssissippi
Johannesburg, South Africa
Alabama
Louisiana
Africa
Asia
Harlem
Chicago, Ill.
Marrietta, Ga.
Washington
California
Georgia
Huntsville, Ala.
Virginia
Arkansas
Texas
New York, N.Y.
Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
Selma, Ala.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Birmingham, 1963
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Labor Movement
Presidential Elections
Discrimination in Employment
Economic development
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Gandhism
Boycotts
Poverty
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Voter registration
Mississippi Summer Project, 1964
Churches-vandalism
Other Topics
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.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 18, folder 18
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/28/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/14/2008
tenisha
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:50 AM
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Article on the current state of civil rights in Montgomery, Ala.

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650200-011
Author
[Braden, Carl]
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
[2/1965]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
[Braden, Carl]
Author Dates
1914-1975
Document ID
650200-011
Document Date
[2/1965]
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Article
Document Length
5 pp.
Dates
1955
1964
1961
Names
Gregory, Hazel R. [Montgomery Improvement Association]
Lewis, Rufus A. (Rufus Andrew)
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Montgomery Improvement Association
United States. Supreme Court
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
United States. Congress
Places
Huntsville, Ala.
Topics
Segregation--law and legislation
Montgomery Bus Boycott
School integration
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Freedom rides
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in housing
Montgomery Improvement Association--staff
Voter registration
Code for Location of Original
CAABP-WHi
Location of Original
Carl and Anne Braden Papers, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 1, folder 9
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/20/2009 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
9/23/2009
9/23/2009 jmkunz
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:54 AM
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