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Press release, Statement outlining reasons for Birmingham demonstrations

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630408-026
Author
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
4/8/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Author Dates
1922-2011
Author Affiliation
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Document ID
630408-026
Document Date
4/8/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
undecided
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
2 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630423-033.
Dates
4/3/1963
9/26/1962
9/21/1962
9/25/1962
Names
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Smyer, Sidney W. [Birmingham (Ala.). Chamber of Commerce]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Birmingham (Ala.). Chamber of Commerce
Loveman's Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Pizitz Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Arrest
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in public accomodations
Nonviolence
School integration
Segregation--law and legislation
Sit-ins
Code for Location of Original
RBPC-AlBiCRI
Location of Original
Ruth Barefield-Pendleton Collection, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Location of Original - Detail
Box 1, folder 2
Copy Location (1)
BWCF-AB, Birmingham World Correspondence Files, 1940s-1980s, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Filing Info
Box 2, folder 16
Copy Location (2)
KFC-AlBiCRI, Kraus Family Collection, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Copy Location (3)
BWOF-AB, Birmingham World Office Files, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Copy Location (4)
UAWR-NNU-LA, United Automobile Workers of America, District 65 Records, New York University, Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York, N.Y.
Filing Info
Box 205, folder Gandhi Society for Human Rights
Copy Location (5)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/15/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/15/2015 corala
7/28/2021 dalai
Date Updated
7/28/2021 4:00:24 PM
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Press release, ''Why we must demonstrate''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640319-013
Author
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Document Date
3/19/1964
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Author Dates
1922-2011
Author Affiliation
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Document ID
640319-013
Document Date
3/19/1964
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Genre
Press release
Document Length
3 pp.
Dates
9/15/1963
9/1962
11/1962-3/14/1963
4/3/1963
5/10/1963
10/1963-1/1964
Names
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Collins, Addie Mae
Wesley, Cynthia Dionne
Robertson, Carole Rosamond
McNair, Carol Denise
Smyer, Sidney [Senior Citizens Committee (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Vann, David [Senior Citizens Committee (Birmingham, Ala.)]
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Hamilton, William C. [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Organizations
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Birmingham Municipal Airport (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Hall
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission
Birmingham (Ala.). City Council
Senior Citizens Committee (Birmingham, Ala.)
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
S. H. Kress & Co (Birmingham, Ala.)
F.W. Woolworth Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Britts Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Loveman's Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Pizitz Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Civil rights demonstrations
Discrimination in Employment
Direct action
Nonviolence
Bombings
Discrimination in public accommodations
Boycotts
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Code for Location of Original
FrLSP-GAMK
Location of Original
Fred L. Shuttlesworth Collection, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 1, folder 15
Copy Location (1)
COREP-A-GAMK, Papers of the Congress of Racial Equality: Addendum, 1944-1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Reel 2
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 1, folder 15
Copy Location (3)
RUSCCR-MBJFK, Records of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 52, folder 1
Copy Location (4)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/24/2007 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/6/2007 11:14:29
bhunter
7/9/2019 dalai
11/28/2022 dalai
Date Updated
11/28/2022 11:14:17 AM
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Press release, ''Birmingham Negroes make nonviolent strike''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630404-003
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
4/4/1963
Genre
Press release
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630404-003
Document Date
4/4/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Press release
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
4/3/1963
4/2/1963
5/14/1961
Names
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission]
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Organizations
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Britt's Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
F. W. Woolworth Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Pizitz Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
S. H. Kress & Co. (Birmingham, Ala.)
Loveman's Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Direct action
Birmingham, 1963
Discrimination in public accommodations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Code for Location of Original
BWOF-AB
Location of Original
Birmingham World Office Files, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 7, folder 18
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.
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/29/2002 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/02/2002
7/8/2015 tenisha
6/17/2022 dalai
Date Updated
6/17/2022 2:28:34 PM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630513-003
Author
Hotchkiss, Wesley Akin
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
5/13/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Hotchkiss, Wesley Akin
Author Affiliation
United Church of Christ
Document ID
630513-003
Document Date
5/13/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Support correspondence
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 1, folder 6
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 15:37:11
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Date Updated
7/7/2021 10:26:30 AM
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Letter to Shirley Joyner

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630627-004
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Document Date
6/27/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630627-004
Document Date
6/27/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
v. cut
Cal. 8
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
6/17/1963
Names
Joyner, Shirley [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Birmingham (Ala.). Courthouse
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Voter registration
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
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 33, folder 2
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/7/2002 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/13/2002 9:12:6
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Date Updated
10/23/2018 1:07:07 PM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr., Wyatt Tee Walker, Ralph Abernathy, and Fred L. Shuttlesworth

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630509-069
Author
Foley, Albert S.
Place Written
Mobile, Ala.
Document Date
[5/8/1963-5/9/1963]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Foley, Albert S.
Author Affiliation
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Document ID
630509-069
Document Date
[5/8/1963-5/9/1963]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Mobile, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Birmingham News
Birmingham Post Herald
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Demonstrations
Code for Location of Original
WTWP-INP
Location of Original
Wyatt Tee Walker Papers, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
9/27/2012 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/3/2012 dbeals
Date Updated
9/18/2017 2:07:41 PM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630822-060
Author
Keith, Carl
Place Written
Evanston, Ill.
Document Date
8/22/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
Keith, Carl
Document ID
630822-060
Document Date
8/22/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
v. cut
Cal. 8
Place Written
Evanston, Ill.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
4/9/1963-4/11/1963
4/12/1963
8/9/1963
8/28/1963
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Brown, Charles H. [Birmingham (Ala.). Recorder's Court]
Frey, Donald S.
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Loveman's Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
First National Bank (Chicago, Ill.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Recorder's Court
Western Union
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Washington, D.C.
Topics
Nuclear Disarmament
Arrests
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Birmingham, 1963
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 1, folder 14
Copy Location (1)
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
11/26/2022 dalai
Date Updated
11/26/2022 2:04:05 PM
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''Negroes are not shopping downtown!''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document631001-035
Author
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
10/1/1963
Genre
Ephemera
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Document ID
631001-035
Document Date
10/1/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Ephemera
Document Length
1 p.
Document Note
Enclosed in 631001-034.
Dates
9/1962
5/1963
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Wesley, Cynthia Dionne
Collins, Addie Mae
McNair, Carol Denise
Robertson, Carole Rosamond
Ware, Virgil
Robinson, Johnny
Organizations
Britts Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Loveman's Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Pizitz Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
F. W. Woolworth Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
S. H. Kress & Co. (Birmingham, Ala.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Topics
Boycotts
Arrest
Birmingham, 1963
Civil rights demonstrations
Direct action
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in public accommodations
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Code for Location of Original
WCHP-AB
Location of Original
William C. Hamilton Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 3, folder 4
Copy Location (1)
ADSP-AlBiCRI, Arthur D. Shores Papers, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Filing Info
Box 9, folder 9
Copy Location (2)
RCP-AlBiCRI, Robert Corley Papers, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/31/2016 corala
11/28/2022 dalai
Date Updated
11/28/2022 10:05:10 AM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630419-006
Author
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar
Place Written
Baltimore, Md.
Document Date
4/19/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar
Author Dates
1910-1995
Author Affiliation
Coppin State Teachers College (Baltimore, Md.)
Document ID
630419-006
Document Date
4/19/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Not in
Place Written
Baltimore, Md.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
4/15/1963
4/30/1963
5/1/1963
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Memphis, Tenn.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Meetings
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 20, folder 4
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/12/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/21/2003 16:38:48
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Date Updated
9/15/2016 9:57:16 AM
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Police Report to Jamie Moore

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630430-027
Author
Whitehouse, R.S.
Watkins, R.A.
Document Date
4/30/1963
Genre
Report
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Whitehouse, R.S.
Watkins, R.A.
Author Affiliation
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Department
Document ID
630430-027
Document Date
4/30/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
undecided
Genre
Report
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
4/28/1963
5/3/1963
4/28/1963 - 5/7/1963
Names
Moore, Jamie
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Organizations
New Pilgrim Baptist Church
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Birmingham Transit Company
Places
Jerusalem
Jackson, Miss.
Montgomery, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Birmingham, 1963
Church and Race Relations
Discrimination in Employment
Freedom rides
Police - Complaints against
Segregation in transportation
Sit-ins
Student movements
Code for Location of Original
EBCP-AB
Location of Original
T. Eugene "Bull" Connor Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 13, folder 3
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/22/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
12/6/2010 3:45:40 PM
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