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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-034
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
4/16/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630416-034
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
19 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Harmon, Nolan
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
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
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
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
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
SDLC-INP
Location of Original
Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
9/14/2016 3:02:46 PM
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''Transforming a Neighborhood into a Brotherhood'', Address to the National Association of Real Estate Brokers on 8/10/1967

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document670831-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
San Francisco, Calif.
Document Date
8/31/1967
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
670831-000
Document Date
8/31/1967
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Version
Fragment
Status
Undecided
Place Written
San Francisco, Calif.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
16 pp.
Dates
8/10/1967
Names
Williamson, Q.B. [National Association of Real Estate Brokers]
Fall, Bernard B.
Washington, Booker T.
Jesus Christ
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Hope, Bob
Ngo, Dinh Diem
Nguyen, Cao Ky
Hitler, Adolf
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Dante Alighieri
Jefferson, Thomas
Carlyle, Thomas
Bryant, William Cullen
Lowell, James Russell
Hughes, Langston
Shaw, Mickey
Organizations
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
KQED, San Francisco
National Association of Real Estate Brokers
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Watts, Calif.
Topics
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
Ghettos
Riots
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Riot, 1965
Discrimination in housing
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Communism
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
War on Poverty
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
racism
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation--Archives
Other Topics
John 8:32
Emancipation Proclamation
Declaration of Independence
Star Spangled Banner
Geneva Accord
We Shall Overcome
Mother to Son
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 122
Copy Location (1)
JDP-INP, Joan Daves Papers, Joan Daves Agency, New York, N.Y., In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/19/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/22/1996
Date Updated
5/6/2010 2:08:42 PM
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Address at Mass meeting at the Bishop Charles Mason Temple

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document680318-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Memphis, Tenn.
Document Date
3/18/1968
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
680318-000
Document Date
3/18/1968
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Memphis, Tenn.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
11 pp.
Names
Lawson, James M.
Jesus Christ
Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Abernathy, Ralph
Reuther, Walter
Connor, Eugene
Loeb, Henry [Memphis. Office of the Mayor]
Jeremiah (Biblical prophet)
Organizations
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO)
General Motors Corporation.
Bishop Charles Mason Temple
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Memphis. Office of the Mayor
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Washington, D.C.
Philadelphia, Pa.
New York, N.Y.
Boston, Mass.
Baltimore, Md.
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Milwaukee, Wis.
Chicago, Ill.
Detroit, Mich.
Topics
Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Direct action
Parables
Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965
Poverty
Freedom rides
Birmingham, 1963
Church and Race Relations
Poor People's Campaign
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
War on Poverty
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--Finance
Social Justice
Discrimination in Employment
Other Topics
Luke 16:19-31
Matthew 25:40-46
Declaration of Independence
U.S. Constitution
Amos 5:24
Jeremiah 8:22
Isaiah 40:4
There is a Balm in Gilead
Code for Location of Original
MVC-TMM
Location of Original
Mississippi Valley Collection, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN
Location of Original - Detail
Sanitation Workers Strike Collection, Box 6, folder 29
Copy Location (1)
MVC-TMM, Mississippi Valley Collection, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tenn.
Filing Info
Mss 178 Sanitation Workers Strike Collection, Box 6 folder 29
Copy Location (2)
JDP-INP, Joan Daves Papers, Joan Daves Agency, New York, N.Y., In Private Hands
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/9/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/01/1998
Date Updated
5/13/2010 12:48:39 PM
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''I've Been to the Mountaintop,'' Address at the Bishop Charles Mason Temple

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document680403-009
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Memphis, Tenn.
Document Date
4/3/1968
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
680403-009
Document Date
4/3/1968
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Memphis, Tenn.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
11 pp.
Names
Connor, Eugene
Abernathy, Ralph
Euripides
Plato
Socrates
Aristophanes
Aristotle
Luther, Martin
Lincoln, Abraham
Loeb, Harry [Memphis. Office of the Mayor]
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Jesus Christ
Lawson, James M.
Kyles, Billy
Jackson, Ralph
Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson)
King, Coretta Scott
Curry, Izola Ware
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Jackson, Jesse
Organizations
Bishop Charles Mason Temple (Memphis, Tenn.)
Memphis. Office of the Mayor
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Coca-Cola
Sealtest Milk
Wonder Bread
Hartz Bread
White Plains High School
Places
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Accra, Ghana
New York, N.Y.
Atlanta, Ga.
Jackson, Miss.
Memphis, Tenn.
Birmingham, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Selma, Ala.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Albany Movement
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Economic development
Labor Movement
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Assassination
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Travels
Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike
Nonviolence
Parables
Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Other Topics
Amos 3:8
Amos 5:24
Luke 4:8
We Shall Overcome
Luke 15:11-32
Declaration of Independence
U.S. Constitution
New York Times Company
Battle Hymn of the Republic
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)
JDP-INP, Joan Daves Papers, Joan Daves Agency, New York, N.Y., In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/28/2000 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/03/2000
Date Updated
5/13/2010 1:47:07 PM
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''Vietnam and the Stuggle for Human Rights,'' Address on 4/4/67

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document680600-001
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
[6/1968]
Genre
Published speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
680600-001
Document Date
[6/1968]
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Published speech
Document Length
13 pp.
Published In
Speeches by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, About the War in Vietnam. New York: CALCAV, [6/68], pp. 1-13.
Dates
4/4/1967
Names
Hughes, Langston
Jesus Christ
Castro, Fidel
Mao, Zedong
Ngo, Dinh Diem
Ho, Chi Minh
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Omar Khayyam
Lowell, James Russell
Toynbee, Arnold Joseph
Organizations
Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam (U.S.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
National LIberation Front
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
United Nations
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Hanoi, Vietnam
Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam
Topics
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
War on Poverty
Ghettos
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors - Nobel Peace Prize
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Imperialism
Conscientious objection
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Communism
war and morals
World Politics
Nonviolence
Other Topics
Beyond Vietnam
A Time to Break Silence
Declaration of Independence
Geneva Accords
1 John 4:7-8,12
Isaiah 40:4
Amos 5:24
Matthew 4:16
Luke 10
Code for Location of Original
labc-MiU
Location of Original
Labadie Collection, University of Michigan, Hatcher Library, Ann Arbor
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.
Copy Location (2)
JDP-INP, Joan Daves Papers, Joan Daves Agency, New York, N.Y., In Private Hands
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/26/1993 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/30/1993
Date Updated
5/13/2010 2:18:19 PM
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''A Testament of Hope''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document690100-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
1/1969
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
690100-000
Document Date
1/1969
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
7 pp.
Published In
Playboy, January 1969, pp. 175+
Names
Bene´t, S. V. (Stephen Vincent)
Baldwin, James
Castro, Fidel
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Dulles, John Foster
Hatcher, Richard G. [Gary. Office of the Mayor]
Lindsay, John V. (John Vliet) [New York. Office of the Mayor]
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Eastland, James O. (James Oliver) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Maddox, Lester
Fanon, Frantz
Fulbright, J. William (James William) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Williams, Hosea
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Jesus Christ
Addonizio, Hugh J.
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Tougaloo College
Rust College
United States. President's Riot Commission
Gary. Office of the Mayor
New York. Office of the Mayor
United States. Congress. Senate
Georgia. House of Representatives
Mississippi. House of Representatives
United States. Dept. of Labor
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Places
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Gary, Ind.
New York, N.Y.
Selma, Ala.
Tuskegee, Ala.
Dallas County, Ala.
Rochester, N.Y.
Cleveland, Ohio
Chicago, Ill.
Atlanta, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
Attapulgus, Ga.
Americus, Ga.
Topics
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
racism
political participation
Discrimination in Employment
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Discrimination in public accomodations
Discrimination in housing
Poverty
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Voting Rights Act, 1965
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
World Politics
Afro-American student movements
War on Poverty
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Riots
Other Topics
Freedom Is a Hard Bought Thing
Declaration of Independence
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)
SDLC-INP, Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/18/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/05/2000
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:31:29 PM
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''A Long Way to Go,'' Address delivered on 4/27/65

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document710000-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Boston, Mass.
Document Date
1971
Genre
Published speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
710000-000
Document Date
1971
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Boston, Mass.
Genre
Published speech
Document Length
17 pp.
Published In
Arthur Smith and Stephen Robb, eds. The Voice of Black Rhetoric, Boston, Mass.: Allyn and Bacon, 1971. pp. 188-204.
Dates
4/27/1965
5/17/1954
7/2/1964
Names
Murphy, Franklin D. [University of California, Los Angeles]
Scott, Dred
Noah (Biblical figure)
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Aristotle
Cowper, William
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Warren, Earl [United States. Supreme Court]
Buber, Martin
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Tillich, Paul
Shakespeare, William
Poe, Edgar Allan
Jefferson, Thomas
Lincoln, Abraham
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Jesus Christ
Carlyle, Thomas
Bryant, William Cullen
Lowell, James Russell
Jackson, Jimmie Lee
Reeb, James
Liuzzo, Viola
Daves, Joan
Schwerner, Michael Henry
Goodman, Andrew
Chaney, James Earl
Organizations
University of California, Los Angeles
Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE)
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
Places
Selma, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Poverty
Literacy tests
Slavery
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Nuclear Disarmament
Ghettos
Discrimination in Employment
Nonviolence
Voter registration
Plessy vs Ferguson, 1896
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Dred Scott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Voting Rights Act, 1965
Agape
Discrimination in housing
Other Topics
The Voice of Black Rhetoric
Ephesians 6:5
Sonnet 116
Annabelle Lee
Amos 5:24
Matthew 5:44
Free at Last
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)
JDP-INP, Joan Daves Papers, Joan Daves Agency, New York, N.Y., In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/15/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/08/1996
Date Updated
5/20/2010 11:52:58 AM
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''Philosophy behind the Student Movement,'' Address at the annual meeting of the Fellowship of the Concerned of the Southern Regional Council

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document611106-011
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[11/6/1961]
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
611106-011
Document Date
[11/6/1961]
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Speech
Document Length
14 pp.
Names
Tilly, Dorothy Rogers
Gandhi, Mahatma
Machiavelli, Niccolo
Jesus Christ
Socrates
Poe, Edgar Allen
Plato
Shakespeare, William
Carlyle, Thomas
Hitler, Adolf
Luthuli, A. J. (Albert John)
Bryant, William Cullen
Lowell, James Russell
Organizations
Southern Regional Council
Fellowship of the Concerned
United States. Supreme Court
Topics
Nonviolence
Communism
Agape
Civil Disobedience
Freedom rides
Segregation--law and legislation
School integration
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Student movements
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
2.3.0.20
Copy Location (1)
SDLC-INP, Stanley D. Levison Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/19/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/22/1999
6/8/2012 jmkunz
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:31:28 PM
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