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''A Letter From Birmingham Jail''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
8/1963
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
630800-007
Document Date
8/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
11 pp.
Published In
Ebony, August 1963, pp. 23-33.
Dates
4/16/1963
9/1962
1954
4/12/1963
Names
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Harmon, Nolan B.
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Hardin, Paul
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Abernathy, Ralph
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety]
Socrates
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
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)
Pollard, Francis
King, Coretta Scott
Abernathy, Juanita Odessa Jones
Henry, Aaron
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
Alabama. Legislature
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
New Orleans, La
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
St. Louis, Mo.
Clarksdale, Miss.
Asia
Africa
South America
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Direct action
Nonviolence
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Boycotts
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Black nationalism
Civil Disobedience
Police - Complaints against
Bombings
Church and Race Relations
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Natural law
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
MLKPP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/21/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/23/1999
Date Updated
4/25/2016 3:41:06 PM
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''Can a Christian Be a Communist?'' Sermon delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
9/30/1962
Genre
Sermon
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
620930-001
Document Date
9/30/1962
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
In Vol. 6
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Sermon
Document Length
41.8 min.
Document Note
1 sound cassette: analog
Dates
1847
Names
Marx, Karl
Hegel, George Wilhelm Friedrich
Feuerbach, Ludwig
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich
Tillich, Paul
Temple, William [Church of England]
Engels, Friedrich
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Jesus Christ
Meredith, James
Barnett, Ross R.
Shakespeare, William
Stalin, Joseph
Hitler, Adolf
Peter, the Apostle, Saint
Organizations
Church of England
University of Mississippi (Oxford, Miss.)
United States. Supreme Court
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Places
China
Russia
Europe
India
New York
Mississippi
Jerusalem, Israel
Topics
Afro-Americans - Religion
Communism
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Church and Race Relations
Social Gospel
Poverty
Other Topics
Communist Manifesto
Matthew 25:40
Amos 5:24
Luke 4:18-19
Matthew 6:32-33
Luke 12:23
Acts 1:8
Exodus
Revelation
Code for Location of Original
MLKEC-INP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Estate Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
S-10
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/2/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/03/1999
Date Updated
3/21/2017 1:03:21 PM
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''Conversation in Ghana''

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Author
Jack, Homer Alexander
Place Written
Accra, Ghana
Document Date
4/10/1957
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Jack, Homer Alexander
Author Dates
1916-1993
Author Affiliation
Christian Century
Document ID
570410-011
Document Date
4/10/1957
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
Accra, Ghana
Genre
Published article
Document Length
3 pp.
Published In
Christian Century, (April 10, 1957): 446-448
Dates
3/7/1957
3/5/1957
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Scott, Michael
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
Nixon, Pat, 1912-1993
Nkrumah, Kwame
King, Coretta Scott
Nehru, Jawaharlal
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain
Organizations
Achimoto College
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Places
Africa
Montgomery, Ala.
Kenya, Africa
Johanesburg, South Africa
Nigeria, Africa
Rome, Italy
Paris, France
London, England
Topics
Black nationalism
Africa trip, 1957
Apartheid--South Africa
Church and Race Relations
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 89, folder 12
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/8/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/10/1992
Date Updated
1/20/2010 1:39:15 PM
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''Dr. Martin Luther King Replies to Clerical Critics''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Portland, Me.
Document Date
8/12/1963
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630812-000
Document Date
8/12/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Not in
Place Written
Portland, Me.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
2 pp.
Published In
Portland, Maine Evening Express, 12 August 1963.
Dates
9/1962
3/1963
1954
4/16/1963
4/12/1963
4/14/1963
Names
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Harmon, Nolan
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
Hardin, Paul
Stallings, Earl
King, Martin Luther
Williams, Adam Daniel (A. D.)
King, James Albert
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Connor, Eugene
Socrates
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
Elijah Muhammad
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Meredith, James
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Crozer Theological Seminary
Boston University
Chicago Theological Seminary
Howard University
Morgan State College (Baltimore, Md.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Central State College (Wilberforce, Ohio)
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature. Senate
Alabama. Legislature. House of Representatives
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Asia
Africa
New Orleans, La.
Texas
South America
Mississippi
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
Topics
Direct action
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Birmingham, 1963
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Nonviolence
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
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
5/14/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/29/1996
Date Updated
5/2/2016 11:37:52 AM
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''Dry Bones,'' Sermon delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
[11/3/1963]
Genre
Sermon
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
631103-000
Document Date
[11/3/1963]
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Sermon
Document Length
38.7 min.
Document Note
1 sound cassette: analog
Dates
9/15/1963
Names
Jeremiah (Biblical prophet)
Robertson, Carole Rosamond
Wesley, Cynthia Dianne
McNair, Carol Denise
Collins, Addie Mae
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Allen, Ivan [Atlanta (Ga.). Office of the Mayor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Barnett, Ross R.
Meredith, James
Jesus Christ
Dvorak, Antonin
Organizations
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Atlanta (Ga.). Office of the Mayor
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
University of Mississippi (Oxford, Miss.)
Macy's Department Store (Atlanta, Ga.)
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Macon, Ga.
Savannah, Ga.
Jackson, Miss.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Emancipation Proclamation
Birmingham, 1963
Bombings
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Voter registration
Discrimination in public accommodations
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in housing
Church and Race Relations
School integration
Nuclear Disarmament
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Other Topics
Ezekiel 37:1-5
Revelation 3:20
Jeremiah 8:22
Isaiah 2:4
Code for Location of Original
MLKEC-INP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Estate Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
ET-60
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/15/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/15/1997
Date Updated
3/27/2017 2:48:05 PM
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Interview by Alex Haley

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
1/1965
Genre
Interview
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650100-001
Document Date
1/1965
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Interview
Document Length
12 pp.
Published In
Playboy 12 (January 1965): 65-68, 70-74, 76-78.
Dates
12/5/1955
9/15/1963
2/7/1964
Names
King, Yolanda
Connor, Eugene
King, Alfred Daniel
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Nixon, Edgar Daniel [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Parks, Rosa
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Haley, Alex
Thomas, Rex [Associated Press ]
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Lincoln, Abraham
Hayling, Robert Bagner
Pearson, Drew
Warren, Earl [United States. Supreme Court]
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Hitler, Adolf
Wilkins, Roy [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Young, Whitney M. [National Urban League]
Farmer, James [Congress of Racial Equality]
Lewis, John [Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)]
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip) [Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids]
X, Malcolm
Lelyveld, Arthur J.
Goodman, Andrew
Schwerner, Michael Henry
Plato
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris)
Niebuhr, Reinhold
King, Coretta Scott
Belafonte, Harry
Gandhi, Mahatma
Sanders, Carl Edward
Griffin, Marvin C.
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Congress of Racial Equality
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Playboy Magazine
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids
National Urban League
Associated Press
United States. Supreme Court
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Ku Klux Klan
John Birch Society
White Citizens Council
American Anthropological Association
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
United Nations
B'nai B'rith
United Negro College Fund
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Internal Revenue Service
Places
St. Augustine, Fla.
Albany, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mobile, Ala.
Lucyville, Miss.
Talladega, Ala.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Hattiesburg, MIss.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors - Nobel Peace Prize
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Communism
Civil Rights Act, 1964
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Afro-Americans--Relations with Africans
Afro Americans - Jewish relations
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Presidential Elections
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Nonviolence
Hungary Revolution, 1956
Voter registration
Albany Movement
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Interviews
Riots
Social Gospel
Churches-vandalism
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Atlanta Move, 1960
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
Poverty
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Discrimination in housing
racism
Other Topics
We Shall Overcome
Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition
Over There
Tipperary
Battle Hymn of the Republic
John Brown's Body
Steal Away
Go Down, Moses
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Galatians 3:28
Ebony
The Republic
U.S. Constititution
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
3.3.0.310
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 115
Copy Location (2)
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
5/9/2017 2:53:29 PM
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Interviews by Edwin Randall for Sit-Ins, Radio Program

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Kelly Miller
Alexander, Peggy
Pitts, Greenfield
King, Coretta Scott
Howerton, Philip
Cunningham, John R.
Place Written
Nashville, Tenn.
Document Date
[8/1960]
Genre
Audio
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Kelly Miller
Alexander, Peggy
Pitts, Greenfield
King, Coretta Scott
Howerton, Philip
Cunningham, John R.
Document ID
600800-011
Document Date
[8/1960]
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
Not in
Place Written
Nashville, Tenn.
Genre
Audio
Document Length
29.5 min.
Document Note
1 sound cassette: analog
Names
Randall, Edwin [Friendly World Broadcasters]
Nash, Diane
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt)
Walker, Matthew
Hinfield, Stanley
Organizations
Friendly World Broadcasters
Harvey's Department Store
Howard University
Greyhound Bus Lines
Christian Leadership Council of Nashville
Tennessee Council of Ministers
Tennessee Council on Human Relations
Fellowship House
Atlanta Constitution
Davidson College
Places
Greensboro, N.C.
Atlanta, Ga.
Charlotte, N.C.
Mississippi
India
Philadelphia, Pa.
Topics
Nonviolence
Coretta Scott King - Public speaking
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Discrimination in public accomodations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Radio public speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Interviews
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-American student movements
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Church and Race Relations
Other Topics
Matthew 5:3-12
Code for Location of Original
MLKEC-INP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Estate Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
ET-23
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
10/14/2010 10:47:23 AM
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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
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630416-019
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
23 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Higginbotham, Joe C.
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
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
AU
Location of Original
University of Alabama (University, AL)
Copy Location (1)
ABBP-AB, Albert Burton Boutwell Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Filing Info
Box 12, folder 43
Copy Location (2)
LMHHP-AlBiCRI, Lola Hendricks Collection, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Filing Info
Box 8, folder 5
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/24/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/5/2009
11/5/2009 susane
Date Updated
9/14/2016 2:47:03 PM
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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
630416-020
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
11 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Higginbotham, Joe C.
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Hardin, Paul
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
Discrimination in public accommodations
World Politics
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Nonviolence
Code for Location of Original
AFSCC-ICIU
Location of Original
American Friends Service Committee (Chicago) Papers, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago, Ill.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 38, folder 2
Copy Location (1)
BMPP-MBJFK, Burke Marshall Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 5, folder May 1963
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JFKWHCSF-MBJFK, John F. Kennedy Presidential Papers, White House Central Subject Files, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 367, folder 6
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MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-027
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
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630416-027
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
11 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630606-039.
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
Segregation--law and legislation
Discrimination in public accomodations
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Civil Disobedience
Natural law
Hungary Revolution, 1956
Black nationalism
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Other Topics
Amos 5:24
Matthew 5:44
Galatians 6:17
Philippians 3:20
Declaration of Independence
Code for Location of Original
CCFA-ICarbS
Location of Original
Christian Century Foundation Archives, Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill.
Copy Location (1)
BMCRFA-AB, Burke Marshall, Files on Civil Rights in Alabama, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Filing Info
Box 1, folder 5
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
Copy Location (3)
CB-CtY-BR, Chester Bowles Collection, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, Conn.
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MMBC-INP, Malcolm M. Bliss Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (5)
JMRP-GEU-S, Jacob M. Rothschild Papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 6, folder 7
Copy Location (6)
BMPP-MBJFK, Burke Marshall Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 8
Copy Location (7)
BMPP-MBJFK, Burke Marshall Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Digital file 001351-009-0001
Copy Location (8)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
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