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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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''Gandhi Memorial Lecture, Howard University, Washington, D. C., November 6, 1963''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640500-039
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Document Date
5/1964
Genre
Published speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640500-039
Document Date
5/1964
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Fragment
Status
undecided
Genre
Published speech
Document Length
8 pp.
Document Note
Enclosure of 640521-018.
Published In
SPAN, Volume V, Number 5 (May 1964): 23-26, 47-48.
Dates
11/6/1963
Names
Connor, Eugene
Plato
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Hitler, Adolf
Gandhi, Mahatma
Thoreau, Henry David
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Organizations
Howard Universtiy
United States. Supreme Court
Places
Washington, D. C.
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Agape
Birmingham, 1963
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Natural law
Nonviolence
Philosophy
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
School integration
Segregation in transportation
Segregation--law and legislation
Social Gospel
United States - Constitutional law
Other Topics
Confessions
Civil Disobedience
Code for Location of Original
RFKAG-MBJFK
Location of Original
Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 6
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/9/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
1/11/2011
1/11/2011 alexmw
Date Updated
10/14/2015 11:24:10 AM
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''King: Boycott All Mississippi Goods''

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Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
[12/11/1964]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document ID
641211-004
Document Date
[12/11/1964]
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 6
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Article
Document Length
1 p.
Published In
Atlanta Journal, 11 December 1964.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Organizations
United Press International
Places
Oslo, Norway
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors - Nobel Peace Prize
Boycotts
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Mississippi Summer Project, 1964
Code for Location of Original
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
Sermon Files, folder 196
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/5/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/11/1997
Date Updated
6/3/2010 11:59:55 AM
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''Selma, Alabama and the Right to Vote''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650122-004
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
1/22/1965
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650122-004
Document Date
1/22/1965
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Article
Document Length
2 pp.
Document Note
Draft of 1/30/65 NYAN.
Dates
1/30/1965
Organizations
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Places
Selma, Ala.
New York, N.Y.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Chicago, Ill.
Topics
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Voter registration
Police - Complaints against
War on Poverty
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Other Topics
People To People
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
8/9/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/10/1999
Date Updated
3/25/2010 4:37:40 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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''Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution,'' Address on 6/14/1965

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650800-001
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Oberlin, Ohio
Document Date
8/1965
Genre
Published speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650800-001
Document Date
8/1965
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Oberlin, Ohio
Genre
Published speech
Document Length
6 pp.
Published In
Oberlin Alumni Magazine 61 (August 1965): 4-9.
Dates
6/14/1965
Names
Rusk, Dean
Irving, Washington
Hugo, Victor
King, Coretta Scott
Donne, John
Buber, Martin
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Tillich, Paul
Jesus Christ
Gandhi, Mahatma
Dante Alighieri
Jefferson, Thomas
Carlyle, Thomas
Bryant, William Cullen
Lowell, James Russell
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Organizations
Oberlin College
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Selma, Ala.
Topics
Nonviolence
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
India trip
International Cooperation
Poverty
Voting Rights Act, 1965
School integration
Other Topics
Rip Van Winkle
Amos 5:24
We Shall Overcome
Declaration of Independance
Star Spangled Banner
Code for Location of Original
OCR-OO
Location of Original
Oberlin College Archives, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
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 116
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/22/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/08/1996
Date Updated
3/18/2010 3:42:44 PM
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