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''Letter from Birmingham Jail''

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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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''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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''Martin Luther King Jr. Writes Co-Religionist from Jail''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Tunkhannock, Pa.
Document Date
6/27/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630627-000
Document Date
6/27/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Not in
Place Written
Tunkhannock, Pa.
Genre
Article
Document Length
6 pp.
Published In
Witness 48 (27 June 1963): 3-7.
Dates
4/7/1963
Names
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
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
Connor, Eugene
Organizations
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
Birmingham, Ala.
Mississippi
Albany, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Nonviolence
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
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)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
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
6/29/2016 2:38:22 PM
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''Direct Action for Negroes: Is It Unnecessary?''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
8/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630800-003
Document Date
8/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Not in
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Article
Document Length
5 pp.
Published In
Current (August 1963): 16-20.
Dates
9/1962
1954
4/16/1963
Names
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
Socrates
King, Yolanda
Elijah Muhammad
Jesus Christ
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Hitler, Adolf
Meredith, James
Organizations
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
White Citizens Council
Ku Klux Klan
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
New Orleans, La.
Germany
Hungary
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Birmingham, 1963
Nonviolence
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Direct action
Sit-ins
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
5/21/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/29/1996
Date Updated
4/21/2016 1:43:57 PM
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Draft, An Appreciation of Kennedy: Dr. King and Wilkins on Rights

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Author
[King, Martin Luther, Jr.]
Document Date
[11/24/1963]
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
[King, Martin Luther, Jr.]
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
631124-003
Document Date
[11/24/1963]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 8
Genre
Article
Document Length
19 pp.
Document Note
Draft of 11/24/63 New York Herald Tribune
Dates
11/22/1963
6/11/1963
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Lincoln, Abraham [United States. White House]
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) [United States. White House]
Johnson, Andrew [United States. White House]
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) [United States. White House]
Organizations
United States. White House
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
Places
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala.
Mississippi
Topics
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Assassination
School integration
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 85, folder 6 (1 of 3)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/28/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/29/1999
Date Updated
7/6/2016 5:10:35 PM
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''The Job in Mississippi''

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Place Written
New Orleans, La.
Document Date
6/1964
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document ID
640600-007
Document Date
6/1964
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Fragment
Status
undecided
Place Written
New Orleans, La.
Genre
Article
Document Length
1 p.
Published In
Southern Patriot, Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 1964)
Names
Moses, Robert Parris
Williams, Aubrey Willis
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Coe, John M.
Golden, Charles F.
Simkins, Modjeska M.
Smith, Benjamin Eugene
Baker, Ella
Guzman, Jessie P.
Campbell, Clarice
Dombrowski, James A. (James Anderson)
Braden, Anne
Braden, Carl
Salter, John R.
Melish, William Howard
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Organizations
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc.
Southern Patriot
Freedom Democratic Party
Places
Itta Bena, Miss.
Topics
Freedom rides
Mississippi Summer Project, 1964
Student movements
Code for Location of Original
SCRBC-NN-Sc
Location of Original
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Photographs, 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
4/23/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
4/28/2003 13:28:40
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Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:07 AM
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''Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution,'' Commencement address at Oberlin Collge on 6/14/1965

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Document Date
8/1965
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
650800-020
Document Date
8/1965
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
undecided
Genre
Article
Document Length
5 pp.
Published In
Oberlin College Alumni Magazine (August 1965)
Names
Washington, George
King, Coretta Scott
Hugo, Victor
Donne, John
Buber, Martin
Aquinas, Thomas
Tillich, Paul
Gandhi, Mahatma
Jesus Christ
Jefferson, Thomas
Lowell, James Russell
Bryant, William Cullen
Carlyle, Thomas
Organizations
Oberlin College
Places
Mississippi
India
Birmingham, Ala.
Selma, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Code for Location of Original
WPRC-MiDW-AL
Location of Original
UAW President's Office: Walter P. Reuther Collection, Wayne State University, Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs, Detroit, Mich.
Date Created
4/28/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
12/6/2010 4:05:01 PM
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''Article for Saturday Evening Post''

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Author
Bowles, Chester
Document Date
12/31/1957
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Bowles, Chester
Author Dates
1901-1986
Document ID
571231-006
Document Date
12/31/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 6
Genre
Article
Document Length
20 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 571231-002.
Dates
8/15/1957
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Gandhi, Mahatma
Thoreau, Henry David
Tolstoy, Leo, graf
Parks, Rosa
Smuts, Jan Christiaan
Christ, Jesus
Nehru, Jawaharlal
Lincoln, Abraham
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
United States. Supreme Court
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Pretoria, South Africa
Little Rock, Ark.
Chicago, Ill.
New Orleans, La.
Topics
Gandhism
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Apartheid--South Africa
Segregation--law and legislation
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Nonviolence
Other Topics
Saturday Evening Post
Matthew 5-7
Civil Disobedience
Bill of Rights
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 43, folder 176
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/28/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/01/1991
Date Updated
4/16/2009 4:22:17 PM
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''The Dangerous Road before Martin Luther King''

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Author
Baldwin, James
Document Date
2/1961
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Baldwin, James
Author Dates
1924-1987
Document ID
610200-005
Document Date
2/1961
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Genre
Article
Document Length
11 pp.
Published In
Harper's Magazine (February 1961): 33-42
Dates
6/18/1953
1957
1950
1954
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Washington, Booker T.
King, Coretta Scott
Powell, Adam Clayton
Rustin, Bayard
King, Martin Luther
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt) [Howard University]
Gandhi, Mahatma
James, William
Nehru, Jawaharlal
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Lawson, James M.
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Crozer Theological Seminary
New England Conservatory of Music
Howard University
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
St. Louis, Mo.
Boston, Mass.
Marion, Ala.
India
Chicago, Ill.
Harlem, N.Y.
New Orleans, La.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Biography
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Family - Coretta Scott King
Nonviolence
Gandhism
Other Topics
Harper's Magazine
Varieties of Religious Experience
The Crisis
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
3.3.0.70
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/16/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/3/2011
12/21/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:54 AM
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''A Grimness In the South''

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Author
Eubanks, Bicknell
Document Date
5/27/1961
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Eubanks, Bicknell
Document ID
610527-008
Document Date
5/27/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
undecided
Genre
Article
Document Length
2 pp.
Published In
Christian Science Monitor, Saturday 27 May 1961.
Names
Kennedy, Robert F.
Patterson, John Malcolm
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Merriwether, Charles W.
Organizations
White Citizens Council
United States. Supreme Court
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
South Carolina
Georgia
Little Rock, Ark.
New Orleans, La.
North Carolina
Florida
Virginia
Tennessee
Massechusetts
Topics
Freedom rides
Code for Location of Original
NCCJ-AB
Location of Original
National Conference on Christains and Jews, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/11/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
12/6/2010 2:22:50 PM
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