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Draft, ''Why We Can't Wait''

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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
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
640100-005
Document Date
1/1964
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Book
Document Length
121 pp.
Dates
6/16/1963
4/3/1963
4/25/1963
5/5/1963
4/12/1963-6/24/1963
6/30/1963
7/7/1963
7/14/1963
6/3/1963
6/4/1963
6/20/1963
7/10/1963
5/16/1963
1956
7/6/1963
6/10/1963
8/1962
7/3/1963
8/5/1963
6/26/1963
6/15/1963
5/24/1963
5/17/1954
1957
1/1963
1955
5/1962
9/1962
3/18/1963
3/19/1963
2/4/1963
3/1/1963
3/5/1963
4/2/1963
3/31/1963
4/14/1963
4/11/1963
4/15/1963
1960
4/20/1963
5/2/1963
5/8/1963
5/10/1963
5/11/1963
5/12/1963
Names
Washington, George
Attucks, Crispus
Banneker, Benjamin
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
Lincoln, Abraham
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Beckwith, Byron De La
Reston, James [New York Times Company]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission]
Gregory, Dick
Wilkins, Roy
Moore, William
Moore, William (Mrs.)
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Brewer, Nadine [Metropolitan Opera Company]
Harper, Elinor [Metropolitan Opera Company]
Allen, Ivan [Atlanta (Ga.). Office of the Mayor]
Wilson, Edgar H. [Macon (Ga.). Office of the Mayor]
Maclean, Malcolm R. [Savannah (Ga.). Office of the Mayor]
Cowger, William O. [Louisville (Ky.). Office of the Mayor]
Combs, Burt T. [Kentucky. Office of the Governor]
Gremillion, Jack P. F. [Louisiana. Office of the Attorney General]
Thompson, Allen C. [Jackson (Miss.). Office of the Mayor]
Doar, John [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Waller, William L. [Hinds County (Miss.). Office of the District Attorney]
Henry, Aaron [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Diggs, Charles C.
Burnley, W. C. (William Clayton) [Greenville (Miss.). Police Dept.]
Sanford, Terry [North Carolina. Office of the Governor]
Clark, A. Wilbur [Fayetteville (N.C.). Office of the Mayor]
Enloe, William G. [Raleigh (N.C.). Office of the Mayor]
Erwin, William J. [Dan River Mills]
Stinson, Julian R. [Danville (Va.). Office of the Mayor]
Holt, Len
Flannery, J. Harold [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Aiken, Archibald M. [Danville (Va.). Corporation Court]
Michie, Thomas J. [United States. District Court (Virginia : Western District)]
Sheppard, Eleanor [Richmond (Va.). Office of the Mayor]
Johnson, Samuel
Raubinger, Frederick M. [New Jersey. Dept. of Education]
Carter, Robert L. [NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund]
Zuber, Paul B.
Richardson, Gloria [Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee]
Goldwag, Arnold [Congress of Racial Equality]
Henry, Winder Laird [Dorchester County (Md.). Circuit Court]
Hart, Philip A. (Philip Aloysius) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Kennedy, Robert F. [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Baldwin, James
Baldwin, David
Hansberry, Lorraine
Belafonte, Harry
Horne, Lena
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft [City College of New York (New York, N.Y.)]
Smith, Jerome M.
Berry, Edwin C. [National Urban League]
Tate, Hugh J. [Philadelphia (Pa.). Office of the Mayor]
Van Winkle, Rip
Jefferson, Thomas
Sizemore, Ralph
Aaron, Judge
McDonald, Dora E.
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Pitts, Lucius H. [Miles College (Fairfield, Ala.)]
Gaston, A. G. (Arthur George)
Gardner, Edward Hall [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Shortridge, William E.
Drew, John J.
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
King, Tom
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich) [New York. Office of the Governor]
Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand) [New York (N.Y.). Office of the Mayor]
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]
Pollard, Francis
Lawson, James M. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Bevel, James L. (James Luther) [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Nash, Diane [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Young, Andrew [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Lee, Bernard Scott [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Cotton, Dorothy F. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Jesus Christ
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Robinson, Jackie
Anderson, Marian
Farmer, James [Congress of Racial Equality]
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
King, Coretta Scott
King, Bernice A.
Shores, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis)
Billingsley, Orzell
Jones, Clarence B.
Billups, Charles
Elliott, J. Robert [United States. District Court (Georgia : Middle District)]
Marshall, Burke [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Dolan, Joseph F. (Joseph Francis) [United States. Dept. of Justice]
DeMille, Cecil
Walker, Theresa Ann
King, Alfred Daniel
Organizations
Holy Family Hospital (Birmingham, Ala.)
United States. Marine Corps
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
United States. White House
University of Mississippi (Oxford, Miss.)
University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
New York Times Company
Leflore County (Miss.). Courthouse
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
F. W. Woolworth and Company
Walgreen Co.
Metropolitan Opera Company
Atlanta (Ga.). Chamber of Commerce
Atlanta (Ga.). Office of the Mayor
University of Florida (Gainesville, Fla.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket
Atlanta Committee for Cooperative Action
Committee on Appeal for Human Rights
First Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Macon (Ga.). Office of the Mayor
Augusta Chronicle-Herald
Howard Johnson Restaurant (Savannah, Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.). City Commission
Savannah (Ga.). Chamber of Commerce
Savannah (Ga.). Office of the Mayor
Georgia. Dept. of Public Safety
Ku Klux Klan
Louisville (Ky.). Human Relations Committee
Louisville (Ky.). Board of Aldermen
Louisville (Ky.). Office of the Mayor
Kentucky. Office of the Governor
Louisiana. State Capitol
Louisiana. Office of the Attorney General
Jackson (Miss.). Office of the Mayor
United States. Dept. of Justice
Hinds County (Miss.). Office of the District Attorney
United States. Internal Revenue Service
Mississippi. Supreme Court
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Greenville (Miss.). Police Dept.
North Carolina. Office of the Governor
Charlotte (N.C.). Chamber of Commerce
Durham (N.C.). City Council
Fayetteville (N.C.). Office of the Mayor
Raleigh (N.C.). Office of the Mayor
S. H. Kress and Company
W. T. Grant Company
H. L. Green Company
Danville (Va.). Office of the Mayor
Danville (Va.). City Council
Danville (Va.). Corporation Court
United States. District Court (Virginia : Western District)
Richmond (Va.). Office of the Mayor
Parker Field (Richmond, Va.)
Kentucky. General Assembly
New Jersey. Dept. of Education
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Congress of Racial Equality
Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee
Dorchester County (Md.). Circuit Court
City College of New York (New York, N.Y.)
National Urban League
Philadelphia (Pa.). Office of the Mayor
United States. Supreme Court
Birmingham Barons (Baseball team)
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Miles College (Fairfield, Ala.)
Dorchester Center (Midway, Ga.)
A. G. Gaston Motel (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
New York (N.Y.). Office of the Mayor
New York. Office of the Governor
Western Christian Leadership Conference
Virginia Christian Leadership Conference
Southern Regional Council
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.)
Alabama State College (Montgomery, Ala.)
Washington Post
Birmingham World (Birmingham, Ala.)
Senior Citizens Committee (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Chamber of Commerce
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
United States. District Court (Georgia : Middle District)
New Pilgrim Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama. Dept. of Public Safety
Alabama. National Guard
Places
New York, N.Y.
Birmingham, Ala.
Valley Forge, Pa.
Washington, D.C.
Montgomery, Ala.
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Albany, Ga.
Leflore County, Miss.
Attalla, Ala.
Hot Springs, 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.
Greenville, N.C.
Charlotte, N.C.
Durham, N.C.
Fayetteville, N.C.
Raleigh, N.C.
Greenville, S.C.
Columbia, S.C.
Danville, Va.
Norfolk, Va.
Charlottesville, Va.
Richmond, Va.
Oklahoma
Texas
Englewood, N.J.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Cambridge, Md.
Michigan
Tallahassee, Fla.
Chattanooga, Tenn.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Chicago, Ill.
Talladega, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Birmingham, 1963
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Sit-ins
Police - Complaints against
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Freedom songs
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Albany Movement
Boycotts
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Direct action
Student movements
Why We Can't Wait
Discrimination in public accommodations
Discrimination in Employment
Federal intervention
Nonviolence
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Western Christian Leadership Conference
Other Topics
The True Story of Birmingham
A Summer of Discontent
New Day in Birmingham
Why We Can't Wait
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
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Date Updated
4/14/2022 10:52:50 AM
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''An Appeal to the Honorable John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, for National Rededication to the Principles of the Emancipation Proclamation and for an Executive Order Prohibiting Segregation in the United States of America''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document620517-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
5/17/1962
Genre
Report
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
620517-002
Document Date
5/17/1962
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Cal. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Report
Document Length
60 pp.
Dates
9/17/1862
11/19/1863
9/22/1862
1/1/1863
12/31/1862
5/29/1961
8/1960
2/1/1960
1/1961
1890
1/1/1963
9/1963
5/1/1961
5/17/1954
1896
1958
6/1961
3/23/1962
3/30/1962
4/1962
1948
1945
1917
1927
1930
1866
8/1953
1949
2/15/1950
1951
1952
1/16/1962
1/18/1962
1941
11/7/1955
1887
9/22/1961
11/1/1961
12/7/1960
8/30/1961
1/19/1960
10/1959
9/9/1960
7/22/1960
1/17/1972
1886
1883
1877
1/11/1962
12/7/1962
1/12/1962
1919
1929
4/20/1871
9/15/1792
1795
1807
1827
1861
7/2/1957
7/16/1957
7/17/1957
7/18/1957
7/22/1957
8/10/1956
1940
1947
1943
1894
1925
9/23/1957
9/24/1957
7/13/1861
7/31/1861
7/9/1957
1907
4/9/1866
1870
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Jefferson, Thomas
Wilson, Woodrow
Lee, Robert E.
Catton, Bruce
Douglass, Frederick
Lincoln, Abraham [United States. White House]
Tourgee, Albion W. [North Carolina. Superior Court (7th District)]
Garrison, William Lloyd
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Ribicoff, Abraham [United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare]
Lewis, Anthony [New York Times]
Greenberg, Jack
Patterson, John Malcolm [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Markham, Charles [Battle, Fowler, Stokes and Kheel]
Blaine, James G. [United States. Congress. House of Representatives]
Corwin, Edward S.
Rossiter, Clinton
Roosevelt, Theodore [United States. White House]
Washington, George [United States. White House]
Mifflin, Thomas [Pennsylvania. Office of the Governor]
Knowland, William F. (William Fife)
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio)
Brownell, Herbert [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Young
Ervin, Sam J. (Sam James) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) [United States. White House]
Pollitt, Daniel H.
Clark, Joseph S. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel) [United States. Congress. Senate]
Long, Edward V. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Aiken, George D. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Lausche, Frank [United States. Congress. Senate]
Carroll, John A. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Cooper, John Sherman [United States. Congress. Senate]
Saltonstall, Leverett A. [United States. Congress. Senate]
Anderson, Clinton Presba [United States. Congress. Senate]
Frankfurter, Felix [United States. Supreme Court]
Cardozo, Benjamin N. [United States. Supreme Court]
Small, Norman J. [Library of Congress]
Organizations
United States. White House
Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Republican National Committee (U.S.)
North Carolina. Superior Court (7th District)
Southern Regional Council
United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
United States. Supreme Court
Delaware. Supreme Court
United States. Court of Appeals (8th Circuit)
Girard College (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.)
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Birmingham (Ala.). Board of Education
Southern School News
United States. Court of Appeals (6th Circuit)
Memphis (Tenn.). Board of Education
Newport News (Va.). School Board
United States. Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
Baltimore (Md.). Office of the Mayor
Baltimore (Md.). City Council
United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)
California. Appellate Court
San Francisco (Calif.). Housing Authority
Detroit (Mich.). Housing Commission
Toledo Metropolitan Housing (Toledo, Ohio)
Benton Harbor (Mich.). Housing Commission
St. Louis (Mo.). Housing Authority
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (Columbus, Ohio)
Evansville (Ind.). Housing Authority
New Jersey. Superior Court
United States. Federal Housing Administration.
United States. Veterans Administration
New York Times
Columbia University (New York, N.Y.)
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
United States. Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit)
United States. Federal Aviation Agency
Montgomery Regional Airport (Montgomery, Ala.)
New Orleans International Airport (Kenner, La.)
Columbus Metropolitan Airport (Columbus, Ga.)
Raleigh-Durham Airport (Morrisville, N.C.)
Southern Education Reporting Service
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
United States. Congress. Senate
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Battle, Fowler, Stokes and Kheel
Congressional Quarterly
New York University (New York, N.Y.)
Harcourt, Brace and Company
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Marshals Service
Pennsylvania. Office of the Governor
Newsweek Magazine
Ku Klux Klan
Library of Congress
United States. Dept. of Defense
United States. National Guard
United States. District Court (Arkansas : Eastern District)
United States. Air Force
United States. Army
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Places
Antietam, Md.
Gettysburg, Pa.
Boston, Mass.
Little Rock, Ark.
Montgomery, Ala.
New Orleans, La.
Prince Edward County, Va.
Jackson, Miss.
Lookout Mountain, Tenn.
Delaware
New York, N.Y.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Florida
Texas
South Carolina
Memphis, Tenn.
Oklahoma
Missouri
West Virginia
Baltimore, Md.
Atlanta, Ga.
Louisville, Ky.
St. Petersburg, Fla.
San Francisco, Calif.
Evansville, Ind.
Benton Harbor, Mich.
St. Louis, Mo.
Columbus, Ohio
Toledo, Ohio
Detroit, Mich.
Camden County, N.J.
Alexandria, La.
Baton Rouge, La.
Monroe, La.
Rustin, La.
Greenwood, Miss.
McComb, Miss.
Columbus, Ga.
Raleigh, N.C.
Durham, N.C.
Great Britain
France
Japan
Germany
Los Angeles, Calif.
Egypt
Newport, R.I.
Topics
Emancipation Proclamation
Second Emancipation Proclamation
Segregation--law and legislation
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Plessy vs Ferguson, 1896
United States - Constitutional law
Discrimination in housing
Little Rock School Crisis, 1957
Civil Rights Act, 1957
School integration
Discrimination in public accommodations
Federal intervention
Race relations
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Sit-ins
Other Topics
The Strategy of Peace
Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
Race Relations and American Law
Twenty Years in Congress
The Preisdent Office and Powers
The American Presidency
Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography
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 27, folder 5
Copy Location (1)
SCLCR-GAMK, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 27, folder 6
Copy Location (2)
BRP-DLC, Bayard Rustin Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
Reel 3
Copy Location (3)
CORER-WHi, Congress of Racial Equality Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Filing Info
Reel 5, frame 459
Copy Location (4)
WTWC-NN-Sc, Wyatt Tee Walker Collection, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, New York, N.Y.
Filing Info
Box 1, folder 20
Copy Location (5)
SHLMP-WHi, Scott H. L. McNeil Papers, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Copy Location (6)
BIBPP-MBJFK, Berl I. Bernhard Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 5, folder 4
Copy Location (7)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Filing Info
Library, item 4
Copy Location (8)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/19/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/5/2010
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4/20/2022 dalai
Date Updated
4/20/2022 11:55:42 AM
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