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Complaint, Fred L. Shuttlesworth, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Abernathy, and N. H. Smith v. City of Birmingham, et al.

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Author
The City of Birmingham, Alabama, et al., Defendant
Document Date
4/19/1963
Genre
Legal
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
The City of Birmingham, Alabama, et al., Defendant
Document ID
630419-025
Document Date
4/19/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Genre
Legal
Document Length
24 pp.
Dates
4/25/1963
4/3/1963
4/5/1963
4/6/1963
4/7/1963
4/17/1963
4/10/1963
4/16/1963
4/9/1963
4/18/1963
4/15/1963
Names
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
King, Martin Luther, Jr.[Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Smith, N. H. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission]
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Hanes, Arthur J. [Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission]
Waggoner, James T. [Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission]
Woods, Tom [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Drennen, Allen [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Wiggins, M. E. [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Miglionico, Nina [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Seibels, George [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Hawkins, Don [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Overton, E. C. [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Bryan, John [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Golden, John E. [Birmingham (Ala.). City Council]
Moore, Jamie [Bimingham (Ala.). Police Dept.]
Shores, Arthur D.
Billingsley, Orzell
Amaker, Norman C.
Clark, Leroy D.
Greenberg, Jack
Davis, William E.
Tortorici, Mary L.
Hill, Ambus
Hendricks, Lola H.
Parsons, M. Claire
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Mullin, William
Guy, C. D. [Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.]
Studemire, Agnes N.
Peterson, Annie B.
Billups, Charles
Marcus, Sherrill
Kennedy, Cleopatra
King, Bradine
Minnifield, Julius
Organizations
Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission
Birmingham (Ala.). City Council
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
The City of Birmingham, Alabama
United States. District Court (Alabama: Northern District)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Hall
Alabama. Circuit Court (10th Circuit)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Jefferson County (Ala). Courthouse
Bohemian Bakery (Birmingham, Ala.)
A. G. Gaston Motel (Birmingham, Ala.)
Lane's Drug Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
St. Paul Methodist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Tutwiler Hotel (Birmingham, Ala.)
Masonic Temple (Birmingham, Ala.)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
New York, N.Y.
Cincinnati, Ohio
Atlanta, Ga.
New Castle, Ala.
Topics
Arrest
Birmingham, 1963
Discrimination in public accomodations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Segregation--law and legislation
Sit-ins
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--trials, litigation, etc.
Voter registration
United States - Constitutional law
Code for Location of Original
ECOP-AB
Location of Original
Eleazor C. Overton Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 6, folder 15
Copy Location (1)
ABBP-AB, Albert Burton Boutwell Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/14/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/27/2008 8:24:5
susane
2/22/2016 corala
Date Updated
7/12/2016 3:45:30 PM
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Form Letter to Friend

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630500-003
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
5/1963
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
630500-003
Document Date
5/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
v. cut
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
5/14/1961
Names
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Places
Johannesburg, South Africa
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Apartheid--South Africa
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights demonstrations
Direct action
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Sit-ins
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Voter registration
Code for Location of Original
BGP-NcCU
Location of Original
Benjamin Gitlow Papers, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, N.C.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 1, folder 7(1)
Copy Location (1)
MLKJP-GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (2)
JBMP-NcD, J. B. Matthews Papers, Duke University, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Durham, N.C.
Filing Info
Box 498, folder 17
Copy Location (3)
SCLCR-GAMK, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 7, folder 19
Copy Location (4)
NNCRF, The Christopher Reynolds Foundation, Inc., Collection, New York, N.Y.
Date Created
11/17/1995 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/20/1995
Date Updated
10/13/2016 3:44:39 PM
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Draft, Form letter to Friend of Freedom

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document600718-012
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[7/18/1960]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
600718-012
Document Date
[7/18/1960]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 5
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
4 pp.
Names
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.[Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Lowery, Joseph (Joseph E.) [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden) [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Montgomery (Ala.). City Commission
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Sit-ins
Student movements
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Income taxes
Nonviolence
Other Topics
New York Times Company
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 19, folder 8
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/21/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
06/03/1991
Date Updated
10/8/2009 10:10:42 AM
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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.
Dates
4/3/1963
9/26/1962
9/21/1962
9/25/1962
Names
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Organizations
Loveman's Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Pisitz Department Store (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Chamber of Commerce
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Topics
Jail no bail
Arrest
Birmingham, 1963
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)
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
Date Updated
3/3/2016 11:20:36 AM
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Letter to Robert Cobb

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document610612-004
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
6/12/1961
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
610612-004
Document Date
6/12/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
Cobb, Robert [Elks Civil Liberties Committee of Western Massachusetts]
Abernathy, Ralph
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Lawson, James M.
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Organizations
Elks Civil Liberties Committee of Western Massachusetts
Places
Springfield, Mass.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Freedom rides
political participation
Sit-ins
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 52
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/31/2000 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/03/2000
Date Updated
10/19/2010 3:41:35 PM
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''Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution,'' Address delivered at AME Church General Conference

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640508-001
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Cincinnati, Ohio]
Document Date
[5/8/1964]
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640508-001
Document Date
[5/8/1964]
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
undecided
Place Written
[Cincinnati, Ohio]
Genre
Speech
Document Length
42.9 min.
Document Note
1 sound cassette: analog
Published In
1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN.: Creed Records, Nashboro Record Company, 1980
Names
James, Fred
Irving, Washington
Washington, George
Nkrumah, Kwame
Powell, Adam Clayton
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Wieman, Henry Nelson
Tillich, Paul
Smuts, Jan Christiaan
Buber, Martin
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Niebuhr, Reinhold
Carlyle, Thomas
Lowell, James Russell
Bryant, William Cullen
Jeremiah (Biblical prophet)
Connor, Eugene
Donne, John
Parks, Rosa
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Organizations
United States. Congress. Senate
Places
New York, N.Y.
Birmingham, Ala.
Topics
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Africa trip, 1957
Nonviolence
Civil rights demonstrations
Voter registration
Sit-ins
Discrimination in public accomodations
Discrimination in housing
Discrimination in Employment
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Other Topics
Rip Van Winkle
Moral Man and Immoral Society
Matthew 5:44
There Is A Balm in Gilead
Code for Location of Original
SRHL-VtLyL
Location of Original
Samuel Read Hall Library, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vt.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/23/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
1/11/2011
1/11/2011 alexmw
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:59 AM
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Draft, ''Chapter IV, New Day in Birmingham,'' Why We Can't Wait

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640500-019
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[12/1963-5/1964]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640500-019
Document Date
[12/1963-5/1964]
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
11 pp.
Dates
4/3/1963
4/15/1963
Names
Boutwell, Albert Burton
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Connor, Eugene
Abernathy, Ralph
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Lawson, James M.
Lee, Bernard Scott
Bevel, James L. (James Luther)
Nash, Diane
Young, Andrew
Cotton, Dorothy
Kennedy, Robert F.
Anderson, Marian
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Robinson, Jackie
Organizations
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham News
Washington Post Company
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Why We Can't Wait
Birmingham, 1963
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--staff
Sit-ins
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Freedom songs
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Police - Complaints against
Nonviolence
Other Topics
New Day Dawns for Birmingham
We Shall Overcome
Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'Round
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 89, folder 9 (4 of 5)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/15/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/16/1999
Date Updated
6/24/2010 9:55:45 AM
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''Rules of Conduct In Sit Down Demonstrations''

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Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
6/12/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Document ID
610612-002
Document Date
6/12/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Black, Hugo LaFayette
Warren, Earl
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Connor, Eugene
Organizations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
The Communist Party
Congress of Racial Equality
Urban League
United States. Supreme Court
United States. Army
Places
New York
Topics
Hate mail
Sit-ins
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/13/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/13/1997
4/16/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:55 AM
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Author
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
7/1961
Genre
Ephemera
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Document ID
610700-014
Document Date
7/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
undecided
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Ephemera
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
6/4/1956
6/5/4956
8/1960 - 9/1960
Names
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Connor, Eugene
Shortridge, W.E.
Smith, N. H.
Lincoln, Abraham
Organizations
Congress of Racial Equality
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc.
Ku Klux Klan
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Sardis Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Smith and Gaston Funeral Chapel
Revelation Baptist Church (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Places
Gadsen, Ala.
Cincinnati, Ohio
New Orleans, La.
Atlanta, Ga.
Washington, D.C.
Topics
Church and Race Relations
Freedom rides
Human Rights
Meetings
Segregation in transportation
Segregation--law and legislation
Student movements
Arrest
Sit-ins
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 9, folder 25
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/10/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/12/2008 7:37:26
tenisha
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:47 AM
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Program, ''Belafonte''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document620606-008
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
[6/6/1962]
Genre
Ephemera
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
620606-008
Document Date
[6/6/1962]
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Ephemera
Document Length
25 pp.
Names
Belafonte, Harry
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Makeba, Miriam
King, Martin Luther
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Sarno, Jay
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Abernathy, Ralph
Cotton, Dorothy
Clark, Septima Poinsette
Young, Andrew
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Topics
Sit-ins
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
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 17, reel 14
Date Created
12/5/2001 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/14/2002
3/30/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:57 AM
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