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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
Beavers, Myrtle
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
3/18/1958
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
Beavers, Myrtle
Document ID
580318-006
Document Date
3/18/1958
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
7 pp.
Document Note
Includes envelope.
Dates
3/28/1958
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Ballou, Maude L.
Gibson, Althea
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Organizations
Johnson Publishing Co.
St. James Presbyterian Church
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Places
Chicago, Ill.
Topics
Support correspondence
Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom
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 21, folder 10
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/14/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/15/1992
Date Updated
1/28/2009 9:00:10 AM
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''Human Background of the Civil Rights Issue''

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Author
Lewis, Anthony
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
2/14/1960
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Lewis, Anthony
Document ID
600214-004
Document Date
2/14/1960
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 6
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Article
Document Length
4 pp.
Document Note
Reprint of New York Times Magazine, 2/14/1960
Published In
New York Times Magazine
Names
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Myrdal, Gunnar
Parker, Mack Charles
Rogers, William P. (William Pierce) [United States. Dept. of Justice]
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Truman, Harry S.
McGill, Ralph [Atlanta Constitution]
Greenberg, Jack
Organizations
United States. Supreme Court
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Atlanta Constitution
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Chicago, Ill.
Atlanta, Ga.
Little Rock, Ark.
Topics
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in housing
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
School integration
Voter registration
Discrimination in public accomodations
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Other Topics
An American Dilemma
Sunrise at Campobello
Race Relations and American Law
Code for Location of Original
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
Sermon file, folder 139, ''Articles on 'Sit-ins' and Civil Rights Debate''
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/10/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
9/10/2009 10:45:30 AM
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''Self-Portrait of a Symbol: Martin Luther King''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
2/13/1961-2/15/1961
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
610215-029
Document Date
2/13/1961-2/15/1961
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
In Vol. 7
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
3 pp.
Published In
New York Post, 13 February 1961.
New York Post, 14 February 1961.
New York Post, 15 February 1961.
Dates
1954
2/7/1961
2/8/1961
Names
Wallace, Mike
Wilkins, Roy
Jesus Christ
Thoreau, Henry David
Gandhi, Mahatma
Eisenhower, Dwight D.(Dwight David)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
King, Coretta Scott
Jefferson, Thomas
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
Lincoln, Abraham
Marx, Karl
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Sitton, Claude
Stalin, Joseph
Baldwin, James
Organizations
Harper's Magazine
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
WNTA-TV
United States. Supreme Court
New York Times Company
United States. Federal Housing Administration
Nation Magazine
Places
New Orleans, La.
Levittown, N.J.
Washington, D.C.
Topics
Communism
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Interviews
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Childhood and Youth
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Discrimination in housing
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in public accomodations
Presidential candidates, 1960
Presidential Elections
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Television public speaking
Sit-ins
Civil Disobedience
Direct action
Code for Location of Original
MLKJP-GAMK
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/9/2010 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/18/2012 jmkunz
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:57 AM
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''Fighting Pastor: Martin Luther King''

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Author
Poston, Ted
Place Written
New York, N. Y.
Document Date
4/12/1957
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Poston, Ted
Author Dates
1906-1974
Document ID
570412-000
Document Date
4/12/1957
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 3
Place Written
New York, N. Y.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
2 pp.
Published In
New York Post, (12 April 1957)
Dates
4/8/1957
4/9/1957
4/10/1957
4/11/1957
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
King, Coretta Scott
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Lewis, Rufus A. (Rufus Andrew)
Simms, B.J.
Gayle, W. A.
Sellers, Clyde
King, Yolanda
Parks, Rosa
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Johns, Vernon
Thompson, Claude
Harris, Richard
Davis, Jefferson
Hall, Grover C. (Grover Cleveland)
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
Dean's Drug Store
Emory University
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Biography
Churches-vandalism
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Other Topics
Montgomery Advertiser
Time Inc.
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 105, folder 1
Copy Location (1)
FORR-PSC-P, Fellowship of Reconciliation Records, 1943-1973, Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore, Pa.
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/17/1989 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/19/1989
Date Updated
8/8/2014 1:25:02 PM
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Program, ''Freedom Rally''

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Author
Western Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Los Angeles, Calif.
Document Date
6/18/1961
Genre
Ephemera
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Western Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
610618-010
Document Date
6/18/1961
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal 7
Place Written
Los Angeles, Calif.
Genre
Ephemera
Document Length
16 pp.
Dates
6/9/1961
Names
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald)
Odom, Lawrence S. (Lawrence Sylvester)
Hargett, James
Robinson, Marvin
Dawkins, Maurice A.
Doggett, John N.
Ford, Jerry W.
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Jackson, Mahalia
Davis, Sammy, Jr.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Parks, Rosa
Toynbee, Arnold Joseph
Gregory, Dick
Thyssen, Greta
Darin, Bobby
Lytton, Bart
Cole, Nat King
Organizations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Congress of Racial Equality
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Little Rock, Ark.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Student movements
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Freedom rides
Western Christian Leadership Conference
Other Topics
Stride Toward Freedom
A Study of History
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 51, folder 5
Copy Location (1)
BDC-INP, Bill Doggett Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/2/2001 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/4/2010
8/4/2010 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:55 AM
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Draft, Statement in Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc. Carnegie Hall Fundraiser Program

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[New York, N.Y.]
Document Date
10/5/1963
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
631005-018
Document Date
10/5/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
v. cut
Cal. 8
Place Written
[New York, N.Y.]
Genre
Speech
Document Length
6 pp.
Dates
1962
Names
Thoreau, Henry David
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) [United States. White House]
Gandhi, Mahatma
Wansley, Thomas C.
Greene, Dewey
Sinatra, Frank
Belafonte, Harry
Horne, Lena
Organizations
United States. White House
University of Mississippi (Oxford, Miss.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Howard University (Washington, D.C.)
Swathmore College (Swarthmore, Pa.)
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Carnegie Hall
Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc.
Places
Lynchburg, Va.
Danville, Va.
Clarksdale, Miss.
Jackson, Miss.
Birmingham, Ala.
Edenton, N.C.
Albany, Ga.
New York, N.Y.
Topics
School integration
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Birmingham, 1963
Nonviolence
Albany Movement
Voter registration
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr.- Membership in organizations
Segregation--law and legislation
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Travels - Fundraising
Sit-ins
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Code for Location of Original
SMiC-NNU-T
Location of Original
Saul Mills Collection, Tamiment Library, New York University, New York, N.Y.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 6, folder 6
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/3/2007 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
1/8/2010
1/8/2010 szwald
Date Updated
6/29/2016 5:34:40 PM
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Draft of excerpt from ''Why We Can't Wait''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Document Date
3/10/1964
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640310-009
Document Date
3/10/1964
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
undecided
Genre
Article
Document Length
20 pp.
Dates
1960
11/1963
5/22/1964
6/3/1964
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Moore, Harry T.
Moore, Harriette
Lee, George F.
Moore, William
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Harris, Louis
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Donne, John
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Williams, Harrison A.
Organizations
The Nation
Life Magazine
Harper & Row, Publishers
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Urban League
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Places
Florida
Belzoni, Miss.
Birmingham, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Topics
Why We Can't Wait
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Labor Movement
Other Topics
Matthew 25:40
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 27, folder 12
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/29/2007 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
6/5/2007 11:41:32
bhunter
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:46 AM
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''Why We Can't Wait''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
5/15/1964
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640515-003
Document Date
5/15/1964
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
10 pp.
Document Note
Reprint of Chapter 8, The Days to Come.
Published In
Life, 15 May 1964, pp. 98-112.
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Moore, Harry T.
Moore, Harriette [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Lee, George W.
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Moore, William
Harris, Louis
Kennedy, Robert F.
Lincoln, Abraham
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Hastie, William
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah)
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Donne, John
King, Dexter
Organizations
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Harper & Row, Publishers
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Urban League
Places
Belzoni, Miss.
Jackson, Miss.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Why We Can't Wait
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Public opinion polls
Nonviolence
Labor Movement
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
political participation
Race relations
Poverty
Presidential Elections
Presidential candidates, 1960
equality
Other Topics
The Wagner Act
Matthew 25:40
The Nation
Code for Location of Original
MLKJP-GAMK
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
9/1/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
09/10/1998
Date Updated
2/25/2010 3:35:43 PM
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''The NAACP and Adam Clayton Powell''

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Author
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
4/1963
Genre
Pamphlet
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Document ID
630400-100
Document Date
4/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Pamphlet
Document Length
12 pp.
Dates
2/14/1955
5/9/1955
4/13/1961
7/21/1955
3/21/1963 - 3/31/1963
Names
Powell, Adam Clayton
Wilkins, Roy
X, Malcolm
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Meyer, Agnes
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Frelinghuysen, Peter
Capper, Arthur
Peck, James
Ickes, Harold L.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Shillady, John R.
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman)
Ovington, Mary White
Brown, Johnnie
Robinson, Jackie
Young, Whitney M.
Crosswaith, Frank R.
Abernathy, Ralph
Jones, J. Raymond
Organizations
National Urban League
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Congress of Racial Equality
Upper Park Avenue Baptist Church
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor
United States. Supreme Court
Philagephia Tribune
Atlanta Daily World
California Eagle
St. Louis Argus
Kansas City Call
Michigan Chronical
The Carolina Times
New Jersey Herald News
Houston Informer
Pittsburgh Courier
The Afro-American
White Citizens Council
Washington Post Company
National Broadcasting Company, inc.
Places
Washington, D.C.
Memphis, Tenn.
San Antonio, Texas
Greenwich, Conn.
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Georgia
Missouri
Michigan
Maryland
Fort Worth, Texas
St. Louis, Mo.
Richmond, Va.
Phildadelphia, Pa.
Detroit, Mich.
New Orleans, La.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Topics
Freedom rides
Internal Conflicts
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Other Topics
Genesis 3:9
Isaiah 65:5
The Birth of a Nation
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 7, folder 7
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/24/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
1/9/2009
jmkunz
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:50 AM
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''Report to the Executive Council of the AFL-CIO''

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Author
Potofsky, Jacob S. (Jacob Samuel)
Harrison, George M.
Walsh, Richard F.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
10/12/1961
Genre
Document
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Potofsky, Jacob S. (Jacob Samuel)
Harrison, George M.
Walsh, Richard F.
Author Affiliation
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Document ID
611012-015
Document Date
10/12/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Document
Document Length
29 pp.
Dates
6/14/1961
7/1/1961
3/5/1961
5/1961
3/1960
11/17/1959
8/21/1961
10/27/1957
5/16/1957
11/1957
5/21/1959
4/1961
2/15/1961
2/17/1961
6/25/1961 - 6/30/1961
Names
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Meany, George
Powell, Adam Clayton
Smith, Richard
Terry, Raymond
Long, Archie
Hankerson, Charles
Southall, James
Grey, John
Warner, Leonard
Cherry, Ernest
Weaver, George L.P.
Brown, Theodore E.
Zimmerman, Charles S.
Wade, Willie J.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Weaver, Robert Clifton
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Truman, Harry S.
Organizations
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids
National Urban League
Committee on Civil Rights
Negro American Labor Council
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
United States. Dept. of International Affairs
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO)
Housing and Home Finance Agency
Jewish Labor Committee (U.S.)
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators
Hotel and Restaurant Employees International Union
United States. Dept. of Labor
Places
Washington, D.C.
Chicago, Ill.
Holt, Ala.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Little Rock, Ark.
Levittown, Pa.
Baltimore, Md.
Cleveland, Ohio.
Topics
Labor Movement
Afro Americans - Jewish relations
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Discrimination in Employment
Segregation--law and legislation
Demonstrations
Other Topics
Memorandum on Civil Rights in the AFL-CIO
Forand Bill
Civil War
American Labor Movement
Philip Murray Award
James J. Hoey Award
Equal Opportunity Day Award
Justice When it Counts Most: Equal Rights in the Ression
Code for Location of Original
APRP-DLC
Location of Original
A. Philip Randolph Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 23, folder CR
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/5/2010 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
2/1/2011
3/12/2012 jmkunz
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:58 AM
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