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Address, ''Committee on Platform and Resolutions, Democratic National Convention''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
8/11/1956
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Montgomery Improvement Association
Document ID
560811-005
Document Date
8/11/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
In Vol. 3
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
10 pp.
Names
McCormack, John W.
Bennett, L. Howard (Lowell Howard)
Mason, Vivian Carter
Butcher, Margaret Just
Pelt, Owen D.
Organizations
Democratic Party
Blackstone Hotel
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Voter registration
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Segregation--law and legislation
United States - Constitutional law
Democratic Convention, 1956
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Code for Location of Original
PDNC-MBJFK
Location of Original
Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 104
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)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/17/1990 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/17/1990
Date Updated
10/14/2015 5:40:35 PM
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Draft, "Statement before the National Democratic Convention Platform and Resolutions Committee"

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Chicago, Ill.]
Document Date
8/11/1956
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Montgomery Improvement Association
Document ID
560811-001
Document Date
8/11/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 3
Cal. 6
Place Written
[Chicago, Ill.]
Genre
Press release
Document Length
2 pp.
Organizations
Democratic Party
United States. Supreme Court
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Voter registration
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Democratic Convention, 1956
Segregation--law and legislation
United States - Constitutional law
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 3, folder 11
Copy Location (1)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Filing Info
folder 159, Speeches--Reprints in Various Magazines, M. L. King
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.
Filing Info
Box 107
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/18/1988 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/03/1988
Date Updated
4/10/2009 11:18:53 AM
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''Horizon: Family Income''

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Author
Prattis, Percival Leroy
Place Written
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Document Date
10/13/1956
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Prattis, Percival Leroy
Author Dates
1895-1980
Document ID
561013-000
Document Date
10/13/1956
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 6
Place Written
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
1 p.
Published In
Pittsburgh Courrier, 13 October 1956
Names
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Topics
Afro-American families
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Democratic Convention, 1956
Code for Location of Original
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
Sermon file, folder 149, ''Speeches''
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
9/13/2004 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
1/20/2009 3:16:22 PM
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Interview by John F. Stewart

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Author
Vandiver, S. Ernest (Samuel Ernest)
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
5/22/1967
Genre
Oral histories
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Vandiver, S. Ernest (Samuel Ernest)
Author Dates
1918-
Author Affiliation
Georgia. Office of the Governor
Document ID
670522-003
Document Date
5/22/1967
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 5
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Oral histories
Document Length
72 pp.
Names
King, Coretta Scott
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Kennedy, Robert F.
Kefauver, Estes
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio)
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Bell, Griffin
Griffin, Marvin C.
Troutman, Robert B. (Robert Battey)
Williams, G. Mennen
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing)
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene)
Hartsfield, William Berry
Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)
Patterson, John Malcolm
Smith, James W. Taxi
Gray, James H.
Blalock, D.B.I.
Jackson, Henry M.
Hollings, Ernest F.
Ellington, Bufford
Almond, J. Lindsay
Edmondson, James Howard
Symington, Stuart
Furcolo, Foster
Hodges, Luther Hartwell
Vinson, Carl
O'Brien, Lawrence F.
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard)
Russell, Robert L.
Kennedy, Edward Moore
Byrd, Garland T.
Bryant, Farris
Hollings, Fritz
Adenaner, Konrad
Bootle, William A.
Smith, Al
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald)
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich
Organizations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Democratic Party
University of Georgia
Atlanta Constitution
Civil Defense Committee
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Dept. of Defense
United States. Supreme Court
Lockhead
Places
Albany, Ga.
New York, N.Y.
Little Rock, Ark.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Oxford, Miss.
Columbus, Ga.
Warm Springs, Ga.
Germany
Topics
Arrest
Catholic Church
Church and Race Relations
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Civil rights demonstrations
Democratic Convention, 1960
Democratic Convention, 1956
Electoral politics
Little Rock School Crisis, 1957
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
political participation
Presidential candidates, 1960
Presidential Elections
Race relations
School integration
Segregation--law and legislation
Strategic Planning
United States - Constitutional law
Albany Movement
Birmingham, 1963
Code for Location of Original
JFKOH-MBJFK
Location of Original
John F. Kennedy Library Oral History Program, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Date Created
4/10/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/19/2003 11:41:4
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Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:06 AM
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Interview by Ronald J. Grele

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Author
Lawson, Belford
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Document Date
1/11/1966
Genre
Interview
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Lawson, Belford
Document ID
660111-000
Document Date
1/11/1966
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Version
Fragment
Status
Cal. 5
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Genre
Interview
Document Length
12 pp.
Dates
1952
1956
1958
1959
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Sorensen, Theodore C.
Reardon, Timothy J. (Timothy James)
Kefauver, Estes
Lawson, Marjorie M.
Smith, Stephen E. (Stephen Edward)
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Robinson, Jackie
Williams, Franklin
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)]
Wilkins, Roy
Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier
Berry, Theodore
Westerfield, Samuel Z. [Harvard University]
Johnson, John H. [Johnson Publications]
Navasky, Victor
Kennedy, Robert F.
Tucker, Herbert [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Brooke, Edward William
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)
Marshall, Thurgood
Powell, Adam Clayton
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Houston, Charles Hamilton
Weaver, Robert Clifton
Young, Whitney M. [National Urban League]
Jones, Eugene Kinckle [Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity]
Dickerson, Earl B. [Supreme Life Insurance Company]
Vann, Jessie L.
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass) [United Negro College Fund]
Wright, Stephen [Fisk University]
Proctor, Samuel D.
Murphy, Carl [Afro-American]
Dungan, Ralph A. (Ralph Anthony)
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald)
Organizations
United States. Congress. Senate
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Democratic National Convention
John F. Kennedy Library
Ebony
National Urban League
Harvard University
Jet
Life
Johnson Publications
Pittsburgh Courier
Chicago Defender
Howard University Medical Association
Howard University
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
Cornell University
Tuskegee Institute
Norfolk Journal and Guide
Afro-American
Supreme Life Insurance Company
United Negro College Fund
Fisk University
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Groton School
Places
Buffalo, N.Y.
Boston, Mass.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Dayton, Ohio
Chicago, Ill.
New York, N.Y.
Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
Topics
Civil Rights Act, 1957
Democratic Convention, 1956
Presidential Elections
Electoral politics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Presidential candidates, 1960
Code for Location of Original
JFKOH-MBJFK
Location of Original
John F. Kennedy Library Oral History Program, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/15/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
1/27/2003 10:27:9
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Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:04 AM
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Letter to A. Philip Randolph

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Author
Levison, Stanley D.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
7/16/1956
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Levison, Stanley D.
Author Dates
1912-1979
Document ID
560716-000
Document Date
7/16/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 3
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Randolph, A. Philip
Iushevits, Morris
Mangum, Robert J.
Kheel, Theodore
Johnson, C. Asapanza
Organizations
National Urban League
New York Times, Inc.
Catholic Interracial Council
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Topics
Democratic Convention, 1956
Presidential Elections
Code for Location of Original
APRP-DLC
Location of Original
A. Philip Randolph Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Copy Location (1)
DJG-GEU-S, David J. Garrow Collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/24/1989 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/14/1989
Date Updated
6/2/2015 3:14:27 PM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
Jack, Homer Alexander
Place Written
Evanston, Ill.
Document Date
8/3/1956
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Jack, Homer Alexander
Author Dates
1916-1993
Author Affiliation
Unitarian Church of Evanston
Document ID
560803-002
Document Date
8/3/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 3
Place Written
Evanston, Ill.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
8/11/1956
8/12/1956
8/13/1956
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Dexter Avenue Baptist Church]
Gandhi, Mahatma
Organizations
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
C. E. and I. Railroad
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Chicago, Ill.
India
Topics
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church - Guest sermons
Democratic Convention, 1956
Meetings
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Other Topics
Great Soul: the Life and Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi
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 66, folder 30, 31
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/2/1989 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/06/1989
Date Updated
3/26/2009 10:41:46 AM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
McLaurin, Benjamin F.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
8/28/1956
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
McLaurin, Benjamin F.
Author Dates
1906-1989
Author Affiliation
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids
Document ID
560828-005
Document Date
8/28/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed with representation of author (Handwritten signature by author's representative)
Status
Cal. 3
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
11/1/1956
11/4/1956
12/15/1956
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Montgomery Improvement Association]
Williams, Lillian
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
Citizens of New Jersey
National Committee for Rural Schools
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Chicago, Ill.
Topics
Democratic Convention, 1956
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
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 14A, folder 27
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/30/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/25/1991
Date Updated
4/10/2009 3:43:42 PM
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Letter to the Platform Committee of the 1956 National Convention

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Brown, Ora
O'Steen, Molly
Rigg, Magaret
Thomas, James S.
Titus, May L.
Tookes, Everett A.
Young, C.M.
Allen, Bryon
Auld, B. Franklin
Booker, Elizabeth
Dobbs, J.M
Gonser, Martin E. (Mrs.)
Hollander, Lee M.
Horan, Jeanne M.
Holden, Anna
Jaffer, Harold
Loewenthal, Meta
Loewenthal, Edwin C.
Thomas, G.A.
Wilson, A.O.
Jaffer, Harold (Mrs.)
Document Date
[8/1956]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Brown, Ora
O'Steen, Molly
Rigg, Magaret
Thomas, James S.
Titus, May L.
Tookes, Everett A.
Young, C.M.
Allen, Bryon
Auld, B. Franklin
Booker, Elizabeth
Dobbs, J.M
Gonser, Martin E. (Mrs.)
Hollander, Lee M.
Horan, Jeanne M.
Holden, Anna
Jaffer, Harold
Loewenthal, Meta
Loewenthal, Edwin C.
Thomas, G.A.
Wilson, A.O.
Jaffer, Harold (Mrs.)
Document ID
560800-011
Document Date
[8/1956]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 3
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Topics
Democratic Convention, 1956
Code for Location of Original
HRECR-WHi
Location of Original
Highlander Research and Education Center Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 39, folder 2
Copy Location (1)
MLKP-MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Filing Info
Box 84, folder 2
Date Created
7/18/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/20/1994
Date Updated
3/26/2009 9:05:25 AM
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''Pro and Con, Alabama's Bus Boycott: What It's All About''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Hall, Grover C.
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Document Date
8/3/1956
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Hall, Grover C.
Author Affiliation
Montgomery Improvement Association
Document ID
560803-000
Document Date
8/3/1956
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal 5
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
4 pp.
Published In
U.S. News and World Report, 3 August 1956, pp. 82, 87-89.
Dates
12/1/1955
12/4/1955
12/5/1955
5/17/1954
6/27/1956
Names
Scott, Dred
Noah (Biblical figure)
Aristotle
Gandhi, Mahatma
Cowper, William
Parks, Rosa
Marshall, Thurgood
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Davis, Jefferson
Sellers, Clyde
Folsom, James Elisha
Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward)
Engelhardt, Sam
Hill, Lester
Myrdal, Gunnar
Bryant, William Cullen
Carlyle, Thomas
Lowell, James Russell
Warren, Earl
Williams, G. Mennen
Faulkner, William
White, Walter Francis
Hughes, Langston
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Organizations
Montgomery Advertiser
Holt Street Baptist Church
Boston University
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
New York Times
Ebenezer Baptist Church
White Citizens Council
University of Alabama
United States. Supreme Court
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National City Lines
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
San Francisco, Calif.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Afro-American families
Afro-Americans - Religion
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Communism
Gandhism
Imperialism
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Martin Luther King, Jr.--membership in organizations
Nonviolence
Race relations
Segregation in transportation
United States - Constitutional law
Democratic Convention, 1956
Voter registration
Code for Location of Original
FORR-PSC-P
Location of Original
Fellowship of Reconciliation Records, 1943-1973 , Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore, Pa.
Copy Location (1)
MLKP-MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 3, folder 62
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/15/1988 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
2/22/2010
2/22/2010 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:52 AM
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