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''A Letter From Birmingham Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630800-007
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
8/1963
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630800-007
Document Date
8/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
11 pp.
Published In
Ebony, August 1963, pp. 23-33.
Dates
4/16/1963
9/1962
1954
4/12/1963
Names
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Harmon, Nolan B.
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Hardin, Paul
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Abernathy, Ralph
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety]
Socrates
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
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)
Pollard, Francis
King, Coretta Scott
Abernathy, Juanita Odessa Jones
Henry, Aaron
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
Alabama. Legislature
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
New Orleans, La
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
St. Louis, Mo.
Clarksdale, Miss.
Asia
Africa
South America
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Direct action
Nonviolence
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Boycotts
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Black nationalism
Civil Disobedience
Police - Complaints against
Bombings
Church and Race Relations
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Natural law
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
MLKPP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/21/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/23/1999
Date Updated
4/25/2016 3:41:06 PM
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Draft, ''Why We Can't Wait''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640100-005
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
1/1964
Genre
Book
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640100-005
Document Date
1/1964
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Book
Document Length
132 pp.
Dates
4/25/1963
5/5/1963
7/14/1963
6/3/1963
6/20/1963
7/7/1963
7/10/1963
5/16/1963
6/12/1963
6/30/1963
7/6/1963
6/26/1963
6/15/1963
3/5/1963
4/3/1963
3/1/1963
4/12/1963-6/24/1963
6/30/1963-7/71963
Names
Moore, William
Gregory, Dick
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Kennedy, Robert F.
Dolan, Joseph F. (Joseph Francis)
Marshall, Burke
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Washington, George
Attucks, Crispus
Banneker, Benjamin
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Lincoln, Abraham
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Walker, Theresa Ann
King, Alfred Daniel
Reston, James
Connor, Eugene
Belafonte, Harry
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)
Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Robinson, Marvin T. [Western Christian Leadership Conference]
Stovall, Edward [Western Christian Leadership Conference]
Dawkins, Maurice A. [Western Christian Leadership Conference]
Collins, Mansfield [Western Christian Leadership Conference]
Harris, Curtis [Virginia Christian Leadership Conference]
Reid, Milton A. [Virginia Christian Leadership Conference]
Wood, Virgil A. [Virginia Christian Leadership Conference]
Allen, Ivan
Boutwell, Albert Burton
Abernathy, Ralph
Lawson, James M.
Gaston, A.G. (Arthur George)
Combs, Bert T.
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Robinson, Jackie
Anderson, Marian
Bevel, James L. (James Luther)
Nash, Diane
Gremillion, Jack P. F.
Young, Andrew
Lee, Bernard Scott
Cotton, Dorothy
Thompson, Allen C.
Doar, John [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Beckwith, Byron de la
Waller, William L.
Henry, Aaron
Diggs, Charles C.
Wilkins, Roy[National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Farmer, James
Pritchett, Laurie
Burnley, W. C. (William Clayton)
Sanford, Terry
Clark, Wilbur J.
Stinson, Julian
Shores, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis)
Billingsley, Orzell
Jones, Clarence B.
Holt, Len
Flannery, J. Harold
Aiken, Archibald M.
Michie, Thomas J.
Sheppard, Eleanor
Carter, Robert L.
Zuber, Paul B.
Richardson, Gloria
Goldwag, Arnold
Henry, Winder Laird
Hart, Philip A. (Philip Aloysius)
Baldwin, James
Baldwin, David
Hansberry, Lorraine
Horne, Lena
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
Smith, Jerome M.
Berry, Edwin C.
Jefferson, Thomas
King, Coretta Scott
McDonald, Dora
Pitts, Lucius
Gardner, William E.
Shortridge, William E.
Billups, Charles
Drew, John J.
King, John Thomas
Organizations
Alabama National Guard
University of Mississippi
University of Alabama
New York Times Company
A. G. Gaston Motel
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Western Christian Leadership Conference
Metropolitan Opera Company
Virginia Christian Leadership Conference
Atlanta Constitution
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Congress of Racial Equality
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Southern Regional Council
University of Florida
Student-Adult Liaison Committee
Vanderbilt University
S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket
Atlanta Committee for Cooperative Action
Committee on Appeal for Human Rights
First Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Ku Klux Klan
Alabama State College
Washington Post Company
United States. Dept. of Justice
Birmingham World Newspaper
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee
New York City College
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
Miles College
New Pilgrim Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Places
New York, N.Y.
Birmingham, Ala.
Valley Forge, Pa.
Washington, D.C.
Montgomery, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Hot Springs, Ark.
Pine Bluff, Ark.
Augusta, Ga.
Macon, Ga.
Rome, Ga.
Savannah, Ga.
Louisville, Ky.
Bowling Green, Ky.
Hopkinsville, Ky.
Danville, Ky.
Frankfort, Ky.
Paducah, Ky.
Baton Rouge, La.
Buras, La.
New Orleans, La.
Jackson, Miss.
Clarksdale, Miss.
Canton Miss.
Greenville, Miss.
Greenwood, Miss.
Tallahassee, Fla.
Charlotte, N.C.
Durham, N.C.
Fayetteville, N.C.
Raleigh, N.C.
Greenville, N.C.
Danville, Va.
Norfolk, Va.
Charlottesville, Va.
Richmond, Va.
Englewood, N.J.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Cambridge, Md.
Dorchester, Ga.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Birmingham, 1963
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Freedom songs
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Student movements
Civil Disobedience
Why We Can't Wait
Civil rights demonstrations
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Other Topics
The True Story of Birmingham
A Summer of Discontent
New Day in Birmingham
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, 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
5/29/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
06/08/1998
Date Updated
1/20/2014 4:09:56 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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Bill for injunction, City of Birmingham v. Wyatt Tee Walker, et al.

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630410-026
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr., et al., Defendant
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
4/10/1963
Genre
Legal
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr., et al., Defendant
Document ID
630410-026
Document Date
4/10/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Legal
Document Length
10 pp.
Dates
4/11/1963
4/3/1963-4/8/1963
4/9/1963
Names
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Abernathy, Ralph
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Woods, Calvin
Woods, Abraham
King, Alfred Daniel
Hibbler, Al
Reed, Theodore
Nelson, T. K.
Peterson, Richard
Hendricks, Edward
Clancy, William Floyd
Palmer, Johnny Louis
Watkins, Ora Mae
Allen, Leroy
Warren, Major
Cruikshank, Howard
Boazman, William
Bullard, Bernard
Smith, Mary Francis
Montgomery, Edward
Pegues, Ella Mae
Jefferson, Katie
Tate, Nora
Cheatham, Hester
Franklin, Pinkie S.
Giener, Luella
Kennedy, Cleopatra
Smith, N. H.
King, Alberta Williams
Porter, John Thomas
Taylor, Jerome
Hawthorne, David Lee
Brown, Wilson
Creskey, Henry
Drake, Louise
Dixson, Joe
Hill, Betty
Smith, Clove
Orange, Mary
Curtis, Juanita
Peterson, Annie B.
Harrison, Segrist
Oden, Mary
Holmes, Wauelyn
Germany, John
Pinkick, Minnie Ola
Jackson, Lucille
Avery, Annie Pearl
Gooden, Annie
Cellen, Sarah
Powell, Margarette
Williams, Margaret
Moore, Kathleen
Dardy, Benjamin
Craig, Rosie Lee
Lockett, Walter Wade
Palm, Andrew
Pearson, Hattie
Harper, Richard
Burkett, Bertha
Billups, Charles
Woods, Lottie
Paranco, Ablert
Knight, Ennis
Penn, Charlie
Marcus, Sherrill
Spearman, Otis
King, Bradine
Gaston, Carter
Upshaw, Eddie
King, Beatrice
Hendrix, Lincoln
Walker, Darnell
Burpe, Edith
Stone, Willie
Dixon, Ernestine
Lucas, Peggy
Rice, Leon
Miller, Robert A.
Femby, Shirley
Reese, Henry
Smith, Carolyn
Southland, William
Jones, Geneva
Brown, Mamie L.
Hennington, John
Armstrong, James
Reese, Carlton
Bell, Dorothy
Robinson, Mary
Sanders, Curtis
Jackson, Robert Lee
Stovall, Ezer
Jackson, Frank Jas.
Mullins, William B.
King, Mamie Ruth
Craig, Artha Barbara
Harris, Rebecca
Aggington, Annie
Pettaway, Marie M.
Nelson, Mary N.
Norris, Robert J.
Keith, Carl
Bradford, Emma
Brown, Alexander Lionel
Cobb, Lester
Crocken, Wilbert
Howell, Ozzo
Jackson, Carol
Station, Mary Ellen
Townsend, Clarence
Crawford, Henry
Danner, Mebel
Hawkins, Maggie
Griffin, Myraette
King, Gwendolyn
Jones, Mary Alice
Perry, Otilia
Price, Paula
Ruffin, Ella
Boyd, Lummie
Holder, Alice J.
Askew, Margaret
Abrams, Bessie Mae
Green, Jerry Dean
Young, Dave
Harris, Eddie
English, Ernest
Short, Melvin
Seals, Robert
Meadows, J. L.
George, Charles
Gray, Carda C.
Holt, Tommy
Minniefield, Julius
Doe, John
Roe, Richard
Breckenridge, J. M.
McBee, Earl
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission]
Moore, Jamie [Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.]
Organizations
The City of Birmingham, Alabama
A. G. Gaston Motel (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Hall
Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission
Places
Cincinnati, Ohio
Evanston, Ill.
Georgia
Bessemer, Ala.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Disobedience
Demonstrations
Direct action
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Sit-ins
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--trials, litigation, etc.
Code for Location of Original
ABBP-AB
Location of Original
Albert Burton Boutwell Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 6, folder 28
Copy Location (1)
ADSP-AlBiCRI, Arthur D. Shores Papers, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Filing Info
Box 15, folder 27
Copy Location (2)
GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Miscellaneous Collections
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/12/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
7/11/2016 dalai
Date Updated
7/12/2016 3:00:00 PM
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-019
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
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630416-019
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
23 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Higginbotham, Joe C.
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
Discrimination in public accommodations
World Politics
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Nonviolence
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
AU
Location of Original
University of Alabama (University, AL)
Copy Location (1)
ABBP-AB, Albert Burton Boutwell Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Filing Info
Box 12, folder 43
Copy Location (2)
LMHHP-AlBiCRI, Lola Hendricks Collection, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Filing Info
Box 8, folder 5
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/24/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/5/2009
11/5/2009 susane
Date Updated
9/14/2016 2:47:03 PM
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-020
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
630416-020
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
11 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Higginbotham, Joe C.
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Hardin, Paul
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
Discrimination in public accommodations
World Politics
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Nonviolence
Code for Location of Original
AFSCC-ICIU
Location of Original
American Friends Service Committee (Chicago) Papers, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago, Ill.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 38, folder 2
Copy Location (1)
BMPP-MBJFK, Burke Marshall Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 5, folder May 1963
Copy Location (2)
JFKWHCSF-MBJFK, John F. Kennedy Presidential Papers, White House Central Subject Files, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 367, folder 6
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/3/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/24/2006 13:24:44
bhunter
Date Updated
9/14/2016 2:54:55 PM
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-027
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
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630416-027
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
11 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630606-039.
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
Segregation--law and legislation
Discrimination in public accomodations
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Civil Disobedience
Natural law
Hungary Revolution, 1956
Black nationalism
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Other Topics
Amos 5:24
Matthew 5:44
Galatians 6:17
Philippians 3:20
Declaration of Independence
Code for Location of Original
CCFA-ICarbS
Location of Original
Christian Century Foundation Archives, Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill.
Copy Location (1)
BMCRFA-AB, Burke Marshall, Files on Civil Rights in Alabama, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Filing Info
Box 1, folder 5
Copy Location (2)
DJG-GEU-S, David J. Garrow Collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 1.1
Copy Location (3)
CB-CtY-BR, Chester Bowles Collection, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, Conn.
Copy Location (4)
MMBC-INP, Malcolm M. Bliss Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (5)
JMRP-GEU-S, Jacob M. Rothschild Papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 6, folder 7
Copy Location (6)
BMPP-MBJFK, Burke Marshall Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 8
Copy Location (7)
BMPP-MBJFK, Burke Marshall Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Digital file 001351-009-0001
Copy Location (8)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/7/2012 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/14/2012 alexmw
Date Updated
10/17/2016 2:15:58 PM
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-033
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
630416-033
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
22 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
Hardin, Paul
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
JTPC-AlBiCRI
Location of Original
John Thomas Porter Collection, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Location of Original - Detail
Box 1, folder 1
Copy Location (1)
SCs-AlBiCRI, Small Collections, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Filing Info
Collection 97-0051, Box 2
Copy Location (2)
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 3:01:39 PM
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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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''Letter from Birmingham City Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630500-013
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Philadelphia, Pa.
Document Date
5/1963
Genre
Pamphlet
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630500-013
Document Date
5/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Philadelphia, Pa.
Genre
Pamphlet
Document Length
16 pp.
Dates
4/16/1963
9/1962
3/1963
1/1963
4/12/1963
Names
Bell, Colin W. [American Friends Service Committee}
Fox, George [Religious Society of Friends]
Carpenter, C.C. Jones
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Hardin, Paul
Harmon, Nolan B.
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
Stallings, Earl
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety]
Socrates
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Neibuhr, Reinhold
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
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
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
Jefferson, Thomas
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Organizations
American Friends Service Committee
Religious Society of Friends
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Tarsus
New Orleans, La.
Africa
Asia
Germany
Hungary
Montgomery, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
Texas
Mississippi
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Albany Movement
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights
Direct action
Jews
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Natural law
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Segregation--law and legislation
Church and Race Relations
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
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
2.4.0.270
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 2, folder 33
Copy Location (2)
SCs-AlBiCRI, Small Collections, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Filing Info
Box 2, f 97-0051
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 549, folder 7
Copy Location (4)
NAACPP-DLC, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
Digital file 001473-012-0735
Copy Location (5)
SCLCE-GEU-S, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1864-2007, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 549, folder 7
Copy Location (6)
RFKAG-MBJFK, Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 25, folder 17
Copy Location (7)
ACLUR-NjP-SC, American Civil Liberties Union Records, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
Copy Location (8)
FDAP-NcCU, Fred D. Alexander Papers, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, N.C.
Filing Info
Box 54, folder 8
Copy Location (9)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/24/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/15/1999
3/8/2017 dalai
Date Updated
3/8/2017 4:09:05 PM
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