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Draft, ''A Summer of Discontent,'' Why We Can't Wait

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640500-014
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[12/1963-5/1964]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640500-014
Document Date
[12/1963-5/1964]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
36 pp.
Dates
7/1963
5/1963
6/12/1963
6/30/1963
8/23/1963
4/12/1963 - 6/24/1963
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Reston, James [New York Times Company]
Sanford, Terry
Thopmson, Allen C.
Doar, John
Beckwith, Byron de la
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Connor, Eugene
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Johnson, Samuel
Richardson, Gloria
Carter, Robert L.
Hart, Philip A. (Philip Aloysius)
Taylor, Gardner C.
Ray, Sandy F.
Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand)
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)
Holt, Len
Lichtenberger, Arthur
Blake, Eugene Carson
Ahmann, Mathew H.
Prinz, Joachim
Spike, Robert W. (Robert Warren)
Organizations
New York Times Company
University of Mississippi
University of Alabama
Congress of Racial Equality
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
United States. Internal Revenue Service
University of Florida
S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket
Ku Klux Klan
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America
United States. Dept. of Justice
American Baptist Convention
American Jewish Congress
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala.
Knoxville, Tenn.
Nashville, Tenn.
New York, N.Y.
Augusta, Ga.
Gadsden, Ala.
Denver, Colo.
Washington, D.C.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Discrimination in public accomodations
Civil rights demonstrations
Discrimination in housing
Discrimination in Employment
Why We Can't Wait
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Afro Americans - Jewish relations
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Boycotts
Police - Complaints against
Operation Breadbasket
Jews
Emancipation Proclamation
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Other Topics
Emancipation Proclamation
Atlanta Constitution
Christianity and Crisis
Why We Can't Wait
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 88A, folder 9
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/25/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
06/08/1998
Date Updated
6/10/2010 2:41:37 PM
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Draft, ''A Summer of Discontent,'' Why We Can't Wait

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640500-020
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[12/1963-5/1964]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640500-020
Document Date
[12/1963-5/1964]
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
26 pp.
Dates
6/12/1963
8/28/1963
7/11/1963
Names
Reston, James [New York Times Company]
Thompson, Allen C.
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Doar, John [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Lincoln, Abraham
Beckwith, Byron de la
Waller, William L.
Flannery, Harold J.
Shuttlesworth, Fred
Marshall, Burke
Jesus Christ
Stinson, Julius
Holt, Len
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Miche, Thomas J.
Aiken, Archibald M.
Richardson, Gloria
Hart, Philip A. (Philip Aloysius)
Hansberry, Lorraine
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
Jones, Clarence B.
Horne, Lena
Taylor, Gardner C.
Galamison, Milton [Siloam Prebyterian Church (Brooklyn, N.Y.)]
Ray, Sandy F.
Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand)
Ahmann, Mathew H.
Prinz, Joachim [American Jewish Congress]
Spike, Robert W. (Robert Warren)
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)
Lichtenberger, Arthur
Carter, Robert L. [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Douglass, Truman B.
Blake, Eugene Carson [United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.]
Organizations
New York Times Company
Siloam Prebyterian Church (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
National Conference on Religion and Race, Chicago, 1963
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America
Catholic Interracial Council
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
United States. Internal Revenue Service
United States. Dept. of Justice
American Jewish Congress
American Baptist Convention
Ku Klux Klan
Places
Philadelphia, Pa.
Harlem, N.Y.
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Albany, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
Nashville, Tenn.
Knoxville, Tenn.
Topics
Why We Can't Wait
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights movements
Discrimination in housing
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in public accomodations
Police - Complaints against
Church and Race Relations
Catholic Church
Afro Americans - Jewish relations
Arrest
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Other Topics
Christianity in Crisis
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 88A, folder 9
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
6/2/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
06/08/1998
Date Updated
1/20/2014 4:09:59 PM
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Press release, ''Registration bias in Alabama''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630126-008
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
1/26/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630126-008
Document Date
1/26/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
12/1962
11/1962
Names
Lewis, Rufus A. (Rufus Andrew) [Montgomery Improvement Association]
Johnson, Frank Minis [United States. District Court (Alabama : Middle District)]
Penton, George W. [Montgomery County (Ala.). Board of Registrars]
Willis, Samuella P. [Montgomery County (Ala.). Board of Registrars]
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. District Court (Alabama : Middle District)
Montgomery County (Ala.). Board of Registrars
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Discrimination
political participation
Voter registration
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
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 120, folder 14
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/15/2012 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/18/2012 jmkunz
Date Updated
6/6/2017 2:49:52 PM
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Press release, Lynchburg double standard in rape cases

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630214-027
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
2/14/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630214-027
Document Date
2/14/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
Wansley, Thomas C.
Brooks, George W.
Snow, C. W. [Lynchburg (Va.). Police Dept.]
Lawson, Reuben
Cundiff, Raymond [Lynchburg (Va.). Corporation Court]
Jester, Royston
Harrison, Albertis [Virginia. Office of the Governor]
Kennedy, Robert F. [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Organizations
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Lynchburg (Va.). Police Dept.
Virginia. Office of the Governor
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Marion, Va.
Richmond, Va.
Washington, D.C.
Lynchburg, Va.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Discrimination
equality
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--trials, litigation, etc.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
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 120, folder 15
Copy Location (1)
SCLCE-GEU-S, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1864-2007, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 321, folder 17
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/15/2012 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/31/2012 kpp
Date Updated
6/27/2017 1:31:22 PM
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Press release, Martin Luther King, Jr. issues appeal for staple goods to Mississippi Delta

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630215-016
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
2/15/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630215-016
Document Date
2/15/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Henry, Aaron
Bevel, James L. (James Luther) [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Council of Federated Organizations (COFO)
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Dept. of Agriculture
Places
LeFlore County, Miss.
Madison County, Miss.
Clarksdale, Miss.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
Voter registration
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
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 120, folder 15
Copy Location (1)
ASRC-RWWL, Southern Regional Council Papers, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives and Special Collections, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Reel 173
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/20/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
7/10/2012 kpp
Date Updated
6/27/2017 1:44:15 PM
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Press release, Statement on the violence in LeFlore County, Mississippi

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630301-019
Author
Branton, Wiley A.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
3/1/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Branton, Wiley A.
Author Affiliation
Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council)
Document ID
630301-019
Document Date
3/1/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
5 pp.
Dates
2/28/1963
3/1/1963
Names
Travis, James [Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)]
Moses, Robert Parris [Council of Federated Organizations (COFO)
Blackwell, Randolph T. [Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council)]
Wilkins, Roy [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Forman, James [Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)]
Farmer, James [Congress of Racial Equality]
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Kennedy, Robert F. [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Organizations
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Council of Federated Organizations (COFO)
United States. Dept. of Justice
Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Republican National Committee (U.S.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Congress of Racial Equality
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
United States. White House
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Places
Jackson, Miss.
LeFlore County, Miss.
Greenwood, Miss.
Topics
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Voter registration
Federal intervention
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
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 127, Folder 13
Copy Location (1)
VEPP-RWWL, Voter Education Project Organizational Papers, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives and Special Collections, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 24, folder 10
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/5/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/6/2012 szwald
Date Updated
3/1/2016 2:13:28 PM
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Press release, ''800 protest use of dogs in Petersburg''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630320-001
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
3/20/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630320-001
Document Date
3/20/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
3 pp.
Dates
4/3/1963
3/17/1963
3/18/1963
Names
Gunter, David [Petersburg Improvement Association]
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Cooley, Robert H.
Taylor, Willard [Petersburg (Va.) Police Dept.]
Powell, Grady [Gillfield Baptist Church (Petersburg, Va.)]
Knox, E. R. [Gillfield Baptist Church (Petersburg, Va.)]
Terrell, L. E. [Gillfield Baptist Church (Petersburg, Va.)]
Reid, Milton A. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Coulton, Herbert [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Petersburg Improvement Association
Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc.
Gillfield Baptist Church (Petersburg, Va.)
Virginia State University (Petersburg, Va.)
Petersburg (Va.) Police Dept.
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Petersburg, Va.
Ahoskie, N.C.
Topics
Student movements
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
Arrests
Police - Complaints against
Civil rights demonstrations
Code for Location of Original
SNCCP-GAMK
Location of Original
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Reel 9, frame 337
Copy Location (1)
ASRC-RWWL, Southern Regional Council Papers, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives and Special Collections, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Reel 173
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/9/2002 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/11/2002
10/7/2015 tenisha
Date Updated
3/1/2016 11:27:28 AM
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Press release, Text of protest telegram to Robert F. Kennedy

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630327-002
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
3/27/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630327-002
Document Date
3/27/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
v. cut
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
1 p.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Kennedy, Robert F. [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Washington, D.C.
Greenwood, Miss.
Topics
Nonviolence
Voter registration
Police - Complaints against
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--publicity
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with government officials
Code for Location of Original
SNCCP-GAMK
Location of Original
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Reel 9, frame 337
Copy Location (1)
ASRC-RWWL, Southern Regional Council Papers, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives and Special Collections, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Reel 173
Copy Location (2)
SAVFC-WHi, Social Action Vertical File, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Filing Info
Box 44
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/9/2002 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/11/2002
8/24/2015 tenisha
Date Updated
3/1/2016 10:45:15 AM
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Press release, ''King decries Mississippi 'mayhem and attempted murder'''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630328-005
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
3/28/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630328-005
Document Date
3/28/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
3/27/1963
8/1962
2/28/1963
3/1/1963
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Young, Andrew [Citizenship Education Program]
Bevel, James L. (James Luther) [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Ponder, Annell [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Travis, James [Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)]
Tucker, D. L. [Turner A.M.E. Chapel (Greenwood, Miss.)]
Kennedy, Robert F. [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Organizations
Southern Regional Council
Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council)
United States. Dept. of Justice
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Citizenship Education Program
United States. White House
Turner A.M.E. Chapel (Greenwood, Miss.)
Places
LeFlore County, Miss.
Greenwood, Miss.
Topics
Voter registration
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Code for Location of Original
SAVFC-WHi
Location of Original
Social Action Vertical File, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Copy Location (1)
ASRC-RWWL, Southern Regional Council Papers, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives and Special Collections, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Reel 173
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/18/2002 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/22/2002
Date Updated
3/1/2016 10:39:20 AM
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Press release, ''SCLC protests St. Augustine, Fla. centennial celebration; wires Vice-Pres''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630708-012
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
7/8/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630708-012
Document Date
7/8/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) [United States. White House]
Kennedy, Robert F. [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Barrier, Charles P. [St. Augustine (Fla.). City Commission]
Shelley, Joseph A. [St. Augustine (Fla.). Office of the Mayor]
Wolfe, Herbert E. [National Quadricentennial Commission]
Organizations
United States. White House
Centennial Committee (St. Augustine, Fla.)
United States. Dept. of Justice
St. Augustine (Fla.). City Commission
St. Augustine (Fla.). Office of the Mayor
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
National Quadricentennial Commission
Places
St. Augustine, Fla.
Topics
Discrimination in public accomodations
Federal intervention
Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Race relations
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 120, folder 17
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/9/2012 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
7/12/2012 szwald
Date Updated
3/23/2016 10:01:08 AM
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