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''A Letter From Birmingham Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630800-007
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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''An Appeal to the Honorable John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, for National Rededication to the Principles of the Emancipation Proclamation and for an Executive Order Prohibiting Segregation in the United States of America''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document620517-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
5/17/1962
Genre
Report
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
620517-002
Document Date
5/17/1962
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Report
Document Length
60 pp.
Dates
9/9/1960
5/17/1954
9/23/1957-9/24/1957
1/16/1962
12/7/1962
9/17/1862
11/19/1863
9/22/1862
1/1/1863
12/31/1862
8/1960
1896
1/1961
1/1/1963
9/1963
5/1/1961
6/1961
1958
1956
3/23/1962
3/30/1962
1917
1948
1927
1930
8/1953
1949
2/15/1950
1951
1952
1/18/1962
11/1961
8/30/1961
12/7/1960
1/19/1960
7/22/1960
1/11/1962
1907
4/20/1871
9/15/1792
1795
4/9/1866
1870
7/2/1959
7/16/1959
7/17/1959
7/18/1959
7/22/1959
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Wilson, Woodrow
Jefferson, Thomas
Lee, Robert E.
Roosevelt, Theodore
Catton, Bruce
Douglass, Frederick
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Greenberg, Jack
Lincoln, Abraham
Garrison, William Lloyd
Tourgee, Albion W.
Ribicoff, Abraham [United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare]
Lewis, Anthony [New York Times]
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Patterson, John Malcolm [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Blaine, James G. [United States. Congress. House of Representatives]
Roosevelt, Theodore [United States. White House]
Washington, George [United States. White House]
Knowland, William F. (William Fife)
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio)
Brownell, Herbert [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Ervin, Sam J. (Sam James) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Clark, Joseph S. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Long, Edward V. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Lausche, Frank [United States. Congress. Senate]
Carroll, John A. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Cooper, John Sherman [United States. Congress. Senate]
Saltonstall, Leverett A. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Anderson, Clinton Presba [United States. Congress. Senate]
Aiken, George D. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Frankfurter, Felix [United States. Supreme Court]
Cardozo, Benjamin N.
Small, Norman J. [Library of Congress]
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) [United States. White House]
Pollitt, Daniel H.
Organizations
United States. White House
Southern Regional Council
Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Republican National Committee (U.S.)
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
United States. Supreme Court
Delaware. Supreme Court
Girard College (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Board of Education
United States. Court of Appeals (8th Circuit)
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
United States. Congress. Senate
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
United States. Court of Appeals (6th Circuit)
Memphis (Tenn.). Board of Education
Newport News (Va.). School Board
United States. Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
United States. Dept. of Justice
Baltimore (Md.). Office of the Mayor
Baltimore (Md.). City Council
California. Appellate Court
San Francisco (Calif.). Housing Authority
Detroit (Mich.). Housing Commission
Toledo Metropolitan Housing (Toledo, Ohio)
Benton Harbor (Mich.). Housing Commission
St. Louis (Mo.). Housing Authority
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (Columbus, Ohio)
Evansville (Ind.). Housing Authority
United States. Federal Housing Administration.
United States. Veterans Administration
Southern School News
New York Times
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
United States. Federal Aviation Agency
Montgomery Regional Airport (Montgomery, Ala.)
New Orleans International Airport (Kenner, La.)
Columbus Metropolitan Airport (Columbus, Ga.)
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.)
Raleigh-Durham Airport (Morrisville, N.C.)
Alabama. Office of the Governor
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
Columbia University (New York, N.Y.)
Pennsylvania. Office of the Governor
Newsweek Magazine
Ku Klux Klan
Library of Congress
Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.)
Places
New York, N.Y.
Little Rock, Ark.
Montgomery, Ala.
Memphis, Tenn.
New Orleans, La.
Prince Edward County, Va.
Jackson, Miss.
Antietam, Md.
Gettysburg, Pa.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Florida
Texas
Delaware
Missouri
North Carolina
Oklahoma
South Carolina
West Virginia
Baltimore, Md.
Atlanta, Ga.
Louisville, Ky.
St. Petersburg, Fla.
San Francisco, Calif.
Evansville, Ind.
Benton Harbor, Mich.
St. Louis, Mo.
Columbus, Ohio
Toledo, Ohio
Detroit, Mich.
Camden County, N.J.
Alexandria, La.
Baton Rouge, La.
Monroe, La.
Rustin, La.
Greenwood, Miss.
McComb, Miss.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Africa
Asia
Newport, R.I.
Topics
Emancipation Proclamation
Segregation--law and legislation
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Plessy vs Ferguson, 1896
United States - Constitutional law
Discrimination in housing
Little Rock School Crisis, 1957
Civil Rights Act, 1957
School integration
Discrimination in public accomodations
Race relations
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Sit-ins
Other Topics
Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
Race Relations and American Law
The Preisdent Office and Powers
The American Presidency
Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography
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 5
Copy Location (1)
BRP-DLC, Bayard Rustin Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
Reel 3
Copy Location (2)
CORER-WHi, Congress of Racial Equality Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Filing Info
Reel #5, 00459
Copy Location (3)
SHLMP-WHi, Scott H. L. McNeil Papers, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Copy Location (4)
WTWC-NN-Sc, Wyatt Tee Walker Collection, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, New York, N.Y.
Filing Info
Box 1, folder 20
Copy Location (5)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Filing Info
Library, item 4
Copy Location (6)
BIBPP-MBJFK, Berl I. Bernhard Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 5, folder 4
Copy Location (7)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/19/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/5/2010
8/23/2013 dbeals
Date Updated
2/28/2017 3:45:35 PM
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Exceprts from ''Address at Mass meeting of the Montgomery Improvement Association at Holt Street Baptist Church''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document560322-001
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
3/22/1956
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
560322-001
Document Date
3/22/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Status
In Vol. 3
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Thomas, Cecil
Thomas, Fran
King, Coretta Scott
Carter, Eugene
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
Holt Street Baptist Church
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Berkeley, Calif.
Africa
Asia
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Nonviolence
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Montgomery Improvement Association--meetings
State of Alabama vs. M. L. King, Jr., et. al.
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 80, folder 46
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/28/1988 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/29/1988
Date Updated
9/17/2015 11:38:50 AM
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''Facing the Challenge of a New Age,'' Address delivered to the Rocky Mount Voters and Improvement League

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document621127-001
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Rocky Mount, N.C.
Document Date
[11/27/1962]
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
621127-001
Document Date
[11/27/1962]
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
Rocky Mount, N.C.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
54.1 min.
Document Note
1 sound cassette: analog
Dates
1619
9/22/1862
1896
1857
5/17/1954
1871
Names
Armstrong, Wiley T.
Dudley, George W.
John, the Apostle, Saint
Lincoln, Abraham
Hope, Bob
King, Coretta Scott
Donne, John
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Raphael
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Shakespeare, William
Maddox, Lester
Allen, Ivan
Graham, Frank Porter
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
Carlyle, Thomas
Bryant, William Cullen
Lowell, James Russell
Amos (Biblical prophet)
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
King, Dexter
Organizations
Rocky Mount Voters and Improvement League (Rocky Mount, N.C.)
United States. Supreme Court
United States. Congress. Senate
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Mount Olive Baptist Church (Sasser, Ga.)
Mount Mary Baptist Church (Sasser, Ga.)
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Africa
Egypt
Los Angeles, Calif.
New York, N.Y.
Tokyo, Japan
Seattle, Wash.
India
Montgomery, Ala.
Washington, D.C.
Mississippi
Sasser, Ga.
Terrell County, Ga.
New Hampshire
Pennsylvania
Colorado
California
Stone Mountain, Ga.
Lookout Mountain, Tenn.
Topics
Facing the Challenge of a New Age
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Imperialism
Emancipation Proclamation
Plessy vs Ferguson, 1896
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
India trip
Voter registration
Segregation--law and legislation
Nonviolence
Student movements
Discrimination in public accommodations
School integration
I Have a Dream
Other Topics
Revelation 21:1-5
Acts 17:26
Amos 5:24
Isaiah 40:4-5
Code for Location of Original
RLC-INP
Location of Original
Richard Lischer Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/13/2001 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/01/2001
Date Updated
3/30/2017 10:39:57 AM
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''Facing the Challenge of a New Age,'' Address to the Rocky Mountain Voters and Improvement League

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document621127-004
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Rocky Mount, N.C.
Document Date
[11/27/1962]
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
621127-004
Document Date
[11/27/1962]
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Rocky Mount, N.C.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
28 pp.
Dates
1619
1857
1896
1871
9/22/1862
5/17/1954
Names
Armstrong, Wiley T.
Dudley, George W.
John, the Apostle, Saint
Lincoln, Abraham
Hope, Bob
King, Coretta Scott
Donne, John
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Raphael
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Shakespeare, William
Maddox, Lester
Allen, Ivan
Graham, Frank Porter
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
Carlyle, Thomas
Bryant, William Cullen
Lowell, James Russell
Amos (Biblical prophet)
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
King, Dexter
Organizations
Rocky Mount Voters and Improvement League (Rocky Mount, N.C.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
United States. Supreme Court
United States. Congress. Senate
Mount Olive Baptist Church (Sasser, Ga.)
Mount Mary Baptist Church (Sasser, Ga.)
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Africa
Egypt
Los Angeles, Calif.
New York, N.Y.
Tokyo, Japan
Seattle, Wash.
India
Montgomery, Ala.
Washington, D.C.
Mississippi
Sasser County, Ga.
Terrell County, Ga.
New Hampshire
Pennsylvania
Colorado
California
Stone Mountain, Ga.
Lookout Mountain, Tenn.
Topics
India trip
Emancipation Proclamation
Imperialism
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Plessy vs Ferguson, 1896
Nonviolence
Student movements
Segregation--law and legislation
Facing the Challenge of a New Age
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
School integration
Voter registration
Discrimination in public accommodations
I Have a Dream
Other Topics
Revelation 21:1-5
Acts 17:26
Amos 5:24
Isaiah 40:4
Code for Location of Original
RLC-INP
Location of Original
Richard Lischer Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/26/2001 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/01/2001
Date Updated
4/13/2017 10:33:54 AM
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''Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution,'' Address delivered at Oberlin College Commencement

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document650614-003
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Oberlin, Ohio
Document Date
6/14/1965
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650614-003
Document Date
6/14/1965
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Oberlin, Ohio
Genre
Speech
Document Length
40 min.
Document Note
1 sound cassette: analog
Names
Carr, Robert Kenneth [Oberlin College]
King, Coretta Scott
Gandhi, Mahatma
Jesus Christ
Dante Alighieri
Jefferson, Thomas
Rusk, Dean
Bryant, William Cullen
Carlyle, Thomas
Lowell, James Russell
Tillich, Paul
Buber, Martin
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Donne, John
Hugo, Victor
Irving, Washington
Washington, George
Organizations
Oberlin College
United Nations
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
India
Africa
Asia
Topics
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Black power
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Disarmament
Economic development
India trip
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Nonviolence
Poverty
Segregation--law and legislation
Slavery
Voting Rights Act, 1965
war and morals
World Politics
Colonialism
Other Topics
Rip Van Winkle
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)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
9/4/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/9/2003 16:43:18
jgandhi
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:59 AM
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''The American Dream,'' Address at Wilborn Temple First Church of God in Christ

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610616-014
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Albany, N.Y.
Document Date
6/16/1961
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
610616-014
Document Date
6/16/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Albany, N.Y.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
10 pp.
Dates
1871
Names
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich) [New York. Office of the Governor]
Corning, Erasmus [Albany (N.Y.). Office of the Mayor]
Hunter, M. S.
Hope, Bob
King, Coretta Scott
Donne, John
Noah (Biblical figure)
Ham (Biblical figure)
Aristotle
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Malloch, Douglas
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
Poe, Edgar Allan
Plato
Shakespeare, William
Carlyle, Thomas
Bryant, William Cullen
Lowell, James Russell
Organizations
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
New York. Office of the Governor
Albany (N.Y.). Office of the Mayor
Wilborn Temple First Church of God in Christ (Albany, N.Y.)
Places
Calcutta, India
Bombay, India
Alabama
Mississippi
Florida
New York, N.Y.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Tokyo, Japan
Seattle, Wash.
Asia
Africa
South America
Topics
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
equality
India trip
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Nonviolence
Philosophy
Communism
Race relations
Poverty
Agape
Segregation in transportation
Segregation--law and legislation
Freedom rides
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Code for Location of Original
NARGR-NNttR
Location of Original
Nelson A. Rockefeller Gubernatorial Records, Rockefeller Family Archive, Rockefeller Archive Center, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/15/2004 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/29/2013 tenisha
Date Updated
2/28/2017 1:09:22 PM
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