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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document600508-000
Author
Johns, Vernon
Place Written
Petersburg, Va.
Document Date
5/8/1960
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Johns, Vernon
Author Dates
1892-1965
Author Affiliation
Virginia State College
Document ID
600508-000
Document Date
5/8/1960
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
In Vol. 5
Place Written
Petersburg, Va.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Document Note
Contains enclosure 600508-001.
Dates
5/22/1960
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph [Montgomery Improvement Association]
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
Farm and City
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
New Orleans, La.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church - Guest sermons
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Economic development
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Montgomery Improvement Association--meetings
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 28A, folder 7
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/6/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/07/1992
Date Updated
10/1/2009 11:14:25 AM
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''Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610000-126
Document Date
[1961]
Genre
Ephemera
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Document ID
610000-126
Document Date
[1961]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Genre
Ephemera
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Carey, Gordon [Congress of Racial Equality]
Nash, Diane [Nashville Christian Leadership Conference]
King, Edward B. [Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)]
Lee, Bernard Scott
Wood, James R.
Cox, Elton
Abernathy, Ralph
Gaither, Tom
Haley, Richard
Young, Jack
McCain, Jim
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Congress of Racial Equality
Nashville Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
New Orleans, La.
Nashville, Tenn.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Freedom rides
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 35, folder 2
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
6/4/2002 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/28/2002 8:54
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Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:54 AM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610331-003
Author
Carey, Gordon
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
3/31/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Carey, Gordon
Author Affiliation
Congress of Racial Equality
Document ID
610331-003
Document Date
3/31/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)]
King, Lonnie C.
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Virginia Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Washington, D.C.
Topics
Freedom rides
Nonviolence
Martin Luther King, Jr.--membership in organizations
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 40, folder 139
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
09/17/1996
5/29/2013 dbeals
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:54 AM
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Letter to Tom Gaither

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610422-003
Author
Carey, Gordon
Document Date
4/22/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Carey, Gordon
Author Affiliation
Congress of Racial Equality
Document ID
610422-003
Document Date
4/22/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
undecided
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
5/13/1961
4/4/1961
4/12/1961
5/17/1961
5/18/1961
5/2/1961 - 5/3/1961
Names
Lee, James
Haley, Richard
Farmer, James
Tompkins, Paul [Payne College]
King, Lonnie C. [Committee on Appeal for Human Rights]
Person, Charles
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
McDonald, Dora E. [Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Abernathy, Ralph
Gilcrist, M.L.
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Williams, Walter [Jackson State College]
Gardner, Beverly [Jackson State College]
Smith, Jerome [Congress of Racial Equality]
Aaron, Julie [Congress of Racial Equality]
Organizations
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Payne College
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Committee on Appeal for Human Rights
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Jackson State College
Southern Regional Council
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Great Falls, S.C.
Oakland, Calif.
New Orleans, La.
Greensboro, S.C.
Charlotte, N.C.
Lynchburg, Va.
Augusta, Ga.
Orangeburg, S.C.
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Topics
Freedom rides
Arrest
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Strategic Planning
Student movements
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Code for Location of Original
CORER-WHi
Location of Original
Congress of Racial Equality Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/25/2004 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/26/2004 15:36:1
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Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:19 AM
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Press release, ''Freedom riders attacked in Alabama''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610515-019
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
5/15/1961
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
610515-019
Document Date
5/15/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Patterson, John Malcolm
Kennedy, Robert F.
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Organizations
University of Georgia
Places
Anniston, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Freedom rides
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with government officials
Other Topics
U.S. Constitution
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 129, folder 4
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/7/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
1/8/2006 11:40:9
5/29/2013 dbeals
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:37 AM
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Program, ''Salutes the 'freedom riders'''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610521-009
Author
Montgomery Improvement Association
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
[5/21/1961]
Genre
Ephemera
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Montgomery Improvement Association
Document ID
610521-009
Document Date
[5/21/1961]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Ephemera
Document Length
1 p.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
King, Edward B. [Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee ]
Rollins, J. Metz (Joseph Metz) [Nashville Christian Leadership Council]
Dombrowski, James A. (James Anderson) [Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc.]
Farmer, James [Congress of Racial Equality]
Lowery, Joseph (Joseph E.) [Alabama Civic Affairs Association]
Nash, Diane
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Abernathy, Ralph
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Nesbitt, R.D. (Robert D.)
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Alabama Civic Affairs Association
Nashville Christian Leadership Council
Congress of Racial Equality
Maggie Street Baptist Church
First Baptist Church
Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc.
North Montgomery Baptsit Church
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Nashville, Tenn.
New Orleans, La.
New York, N.Y.
Mobile, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Freedom rides
Other Topics
Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
The Lord's Prayer
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
Box 123A
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/24/2000 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/3/2010
5/16/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:55 AM
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Press release, Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee formed

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610524-005
Author
Wood, James R.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
5/24/1961
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Wood, James R.
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
610524-005
Document Date
5/24/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
5/23/1961
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Farmer, James
King, Edward B.
Patterson, John Malcolm
Nash, Diane [Fisk University]
Organizations
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (US)
Congress of Racial Equality
Fisk University
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
South Carolina
Mississippi
Nashville, Tenn.
Louisiana
Topics
Freedom rides
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with government officials
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
Code for Location of Original
NAACPP-DLC
Location of Original
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Location of Original - Detail
Group IIIA-289, A175
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/26/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/4/2010
6/4/2013 dbeals
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:55 AM
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Report on meeting of the Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610526-009
Author
Wood, James R.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
5/26/1961
Genre
Report
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Wood, James R.
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
610526-009
Document Date
5/26/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Report
Document Length
4 pp.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Carey, Gordon [Congress of Racial Equality]
Smith, Kelly Miller [Nashville Christian Leadership Council]
Robbins, Metz [Nashville Christian Leadership Council]
Curry, Constance [National Student Association]
King, Edward B. [Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee]
Holt, Len
King, Alfred Daniel
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Nash, Diane [Nashville Christian Leadership Council]
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Wood, James R. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Kennedy, Robert F.
Patterson, John Malcolm
Organizations
Inter Civic Council of Tallahassee (ICC)
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
National Student Association
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Nashville Christian Leadership Council
Congress of Racial Equality
Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee
Western Union Telegraph Company
Places
Norfolk, Va.
Montgomery, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
New Orleans, La.
Topics
Freedom rides
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 58, folder 44 (2 of 3)
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 10, folder 39
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 35, folder 2
Copy Location (3)
SCLCE-GEU-S, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1864-2007, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 170, folder 18
Copy Location (4)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/4/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/4/2010
6/4/2013 dbeals
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:10:44 PM
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Form letter to Friend

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610530-001
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
5/30/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
610530-001
Document Date
5/30/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Lawson, James M.
Patterson, John Malcolm
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
National Guard
United States. Supreme Court
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Nashville, Tenn.
Jackson, Miss.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Travels - Fundraising
Freedom rides
Code for Location of Original
NAACPP-DLC
Location of Original
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Location of Original - Detail
Group III-A213
Copy Location (1)
NAACPP-AF-DLC, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection, Group III, Series A, Administrative File, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
digital folder 001473-019-0113
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/10/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/12/1994
Date Updated
7/1/2015 10:06:50 AM
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Special report, ''The Freedom Ride, May 1961''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610530-005
Author
Southern Regional Council
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
5/30/1961
Genre
Report
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Regional Council
Document ID
610530-005
Document Date
5/30/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Report
Document Length
21 pp.
Dates
2/1960
3/13/1961 - 5/29/1961
Names
Kennedy, Robert F.
Patterson, John Malcolm
Patterson, Eugene
Lippmann, Walter
Seigenthaler, John
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Lewis, John
Nash, Diane
Farmer, James
Barnett, Ross R.
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Henley, C.V.
Organizations
Congress of Racial Equality
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Greyhound Bus Lines, Inc.
Trailways
Alabama National Guard
Mississippi State Troopers
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
United States. Supreme Court
United States. Dept. of Justice
Ku Klux Klan
Nashville Student Movement
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
Anniston, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Nashville, Tenn.
Clinton, Tenn.
Norfolk, Va.
Prince Edward County, Va.
New Orleans, La.
New York, N.Y.
Washington, D.C.
Selma, Ala.
Richmond, Va.
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Danville, Va.
Rockhill, S.C.
Winnsboro, S.C.
Augusta, Ga.
Athens, Ga.
Topics
Freedom rides
Sit-ins
Arrest
Segregation in transportation
Other Topics
Charlotte Observer
Tuscaloosa News
Auburn Plainsman
Montgomery Advertiser
New York Times
Washington Post
Times-Herald
Norfolk Journal and Guide
Alabama Journal
Atlanta Constitution
Code for Location of Original
ACLUC-NjP-SC
Location of Original
American Civil Liberties Union Collection, 1955-1968, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
Copy Location (1)
SRCP-AB, Southern Regional Council Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Filing Info
Box 2, folder 17
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/1/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/4/2010
8/4/2010 szwald
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:19:35 PM
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