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Draft, Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-011
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Birmingham, Ala.]
Document Date
[4/16/1963]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630416-011
Document Date
[4/16/1963]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Birmingham, Ala.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
Stallings, Earl
Jesus Christ
Organizations
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Armstrong World Industries
Topics
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
2.4.0.290
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/14/2004 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
5/18/2004 12:15:50
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Date Updated
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''Martin Luther King Jr. Writes Co-Religionist from Jail''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Tunkhannock, Pa.
Document Date
6/27/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630627-000
Document Date
6/27/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Not in
Place Written
Tunkhannock, Pa.
Genre
Article
Document Length
6 pp.
Published In
Witness 48 (27 June 1963): 3-7.
Dates
4/7/1963
Names
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
King, Martin Luther
Williams, Adam Daniel (A. D.)
Williams, Willis
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Meredith, James
Connor, Eugene
Organizations
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Mississippi
Albany, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Nonviolence
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
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)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/14/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/29/1996
Date Updated
6/29/2016 2:38:22 PM
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''A Letter from Birmingham Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630519-018
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
5/19/1963
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
630519-018
Document Date
5/19/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
7 pp.
Published In
New York Post, 19 May 1963.
Dates
9/1962
3/5/1963
4/2/1963
4/3/1963
1954
4/12/1963
4/7/1963
Names
Schiff, Dorothy [New York Post]
Carpenter, C. C. Jones [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama]
Durick, Joseph A. [Catholic Church. Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham]
Hardin, Paul [Methodist Church. Alabama-West Florida Conference]
Harmon, Nolan B. [Methodist Church. North Alabama Conference]
Murray, George M. [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama]
Ramage, Edward V. [Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. Synod of Alabama]
Grafman, Milton L. [Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Hitler, Adolf
Socrates
Muhammad, Elijah
Organizations
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama
Catholic Church. Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham
Methodist Church. Alabama-West Florida Conference
Methodist Church. North Alabama Conference
Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. Synod of Alabama
Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Ala.)
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature
White Citizens Council
Ku Klux Klan
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Tarsus, Turkey
Asia
Africa
New Orleans, La.
Germany
Hungary
Albany, Ga.
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Birmingham, 1963
Direct action
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Bombings
Segregation--law and legislation
Boycotts
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Church and Race Relations
Freedom rides
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Code for Location of Original
USDJ-MBJFK
Location of Original
United States Department of Justice Records, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 120, folder 1
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/15/2016 dalai
11/4/2021 dalai
Date Updated
11/4/2021 8:39:02 AM
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''The Negro Is Your Brother''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630800-008
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Boston, Mass.
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
630800-008
Document Date
8/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Not in
Place Written
Boston, Mass.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
7 pp.
Published In
Atlantic Monthly 212 (August 1963): 78-81, 86-88.
Dates
4/16/1963
1929
9/1962
3/1963
1954
4/12/1963
Names
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
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, d. 562 B.C.
Hitler, Adolf
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Meredith, James
Organizations
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Crozer Theological Seminary
Boston University
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature. Senate
Alabama. Legislature. House of Representatives
White Citizens Council
Ku Klux Klan
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Places
Chester, Pa.
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Asia
Africa
Germany
Hungary
Texas
South America
Caribbean
Montgomery, Ala.
Plymouth, Mass.
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
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Natural law
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Segregation--law and legislation
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Other Topics
Amos 5:24
Matthew 5:44
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
MLKPP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/22/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/09/1999
Date Updated
6/29/2016 2:40:34 PM
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''A Letter from Birmingham's Jail''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Dayton, Ohio
Document Date
7/1/1963
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
630701-064
Document Date
7/1/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Dayton, Ohio
Genre
Published article
Document Length
7 pp.
Published In
Presbyterian Life 16 (1 July 1963): 9-12, 35-36.
Dates
9/1962
4/16/1963
3/1963
4/14/1963
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.
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission]
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Socrates
Niebuhr, Reinhold
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Muhammad, Elijah
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]
Jefferson, Thomas
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Meredith, James
Jesus Christ
King, Martin Luther
Williams, Adam Daniel (A. D.)
Williams, Willis
Organizations
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Birmingham (Ala.). City Commission
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
White Citizens Council
Ku Klux Klan
Nation of Islam
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Jackson, Miss.
Albany, Ga.
Atlanta, Ga.
Asia
Africa
Texas
South America
Caribbean
Plymouth, Mass.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Albany Movement
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights demonstrations
Black nationalism
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Direct action
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Natural law
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Segregation--law and legislation
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Other Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Code for Location of Original
MLKPP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/5/2017 dalai
Date Updated
10/5/2017 1:35:47 PM
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''Letter from Birmingham Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630612-005
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
6/12/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630612-005
Document Date
6/12/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Article
Document Length
8 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
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
Braden, Anne
Boyle, Sarah-Patton
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
Birmingham, Ala.
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
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
MS 22, #693
Copy Location (1)
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
Date Updated
10/26/2016 1:50:06 PM
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''Tears of Love: A Letter from His Birmingham Jail Cell''

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Madison, Wis.
Document Date
7/1963
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630700-002
Document Date
7/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Madison, Wis.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
5 pp.
Published In
The Progressive 27 (July 1963): 9-13.
Dates
4/16/1963
9/1962
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
4/14/1963
Names
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Hardin, Paul
Harmon, Nolan B.
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Jesus Christ
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Hitler, Adolf
Socrates
Muhammad, Elijah
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
King, Martin Luther
Williams, Adam Daniel (A. D.)
Williams, Willis
Organizations
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature
White Citizens Council
Ku Klux Klan
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Tarsus, Turkey
Asia
Africa
New Orleans, La.
Germany
Hungary
Albany, Ga.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Church and Race Relations
Birmingham, 1963
Nonviolence
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
School integration
Police - Complaints against
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)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/14/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/29/1996
10/12/2022 dalai
Date Updated
10/12/2022 4:37:03 PM
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''Letter From Birmingham City Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630624-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
6/24/1963
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
630624-000
Document Date
6/24/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
10 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630621-001.
Published In
New Leader 66 (24 June 1963): 3-11.
Dates
4/16/1963
9/1962
3/1963
4/12/1963
1954
4/7/1963
Names
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
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]
Carpenter, C. C. Jones [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama]
Harmon, Nolan B. [Methodist Church. North Alabama Conference]
Durick, Joseph A. [Catholic Church. Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham]
Grafman, Milton L. [Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Hardin, Paul [Methodist Church. Alabama-West Florida Conference]
Murray, George M. [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama]
Ramage, Edward V. [Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. Synod of Alabama]
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
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)
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]
King, Martin Luther
Williams, Adam Daniel (A. D.)
Williams, Willis
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Meredith, James
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Methodist Church. North Alabama Conference
Catholic Church. Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham
Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Ala.)
Methodist Church. Alabama-West Florida Conference
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama
Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. Synod of Alabama
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Tarsus, Turkey
New Orleans, La.
Montgomery, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Texas
Mississippi
Germany
Hungary
Plymouth, Mass.
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
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Natural law
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Segregation--law and legislation
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Acts 5:29
Code for Location of Original
labc-MiU
Location of Original
Labadie Collection, University of Michigan, Hatcher Library, Ann Arbor
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)
RJBPC-CLU-AR, Ralph J. Bunche Collection (2051), University of California, Los Angeles, Charles E. Young Research Library, Special Collections, Los Angeles, Calif.
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/15/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/17/1996
Date Updated
10/18/2017 9:49:49 AM
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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.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630523-004.
Dates
1954
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 [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama]
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Durick, Joseph A. [Catholic Church. Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham]
Grafman, Milton L. [Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Hardin, Paul [Methodist Church. Alabama-West Florida Conference]
Harmon, Nolan B. [Methodist Church. North Alabama Conference]
Murray, George M. [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama]
Ramage, Edward V. [Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. Synod of Alabama]
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
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]
Niebuhr, 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
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama
Catholic Church. Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham
Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Ala.)
Methodist Church. Alabama-West Florida Conference
Methodist Church. North Alabama Conference
Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. Synod of Alabama
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Alabama. Legislature
United States. Supreme Court
Nation of Islam
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.
Macedonia, Greece
Tarsus, Turkey
New Orleans, La.
Africa
Asia
South America
Caribbean
Germany
Hungary
Montgomery, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
Texas
Mississippi
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Albany Movement
Freedom rides
Birmingham, 1963
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights
Direct action
Jews
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)
RFKAG-MBJFK, Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 25, folder 17
Copy Location (6)
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 (7)
FDAP-NcCU, Fred D. Alexander Papers, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, N.C.
Filing Info
Box 54, folder 8
Copy Location (8)
AFSCR-PPAFS, American Friends Service Committee Records, American Friends Service Committee Archives, Philadelphia, Pa.
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
8/23/2022 dalai
Date Updated
8/23/2022 7:57:24 AM
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-040
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
4/16/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630416-040
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
21 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
4/2/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
12/5/1955
Names
Carpenter, C. C. Jones [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama]
Durick, Joseph A. [Catholic Church. Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham]
Grafman, Milton L. [Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Hardin, Paul [Methodist Church. Alabama-West Florida Conference]
Harmon, Nolan B. [Methodist Church. North Alabama Conference]
Murray, George M. [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama]
Ramage, Edward V. [Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. Synod of Alabama]
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.]
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
Muhammad, Elijah [Nation of Islam]
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Meredith, James
Pollard
Organizations
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Alabama
Catholic Church. Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham
Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Ala.)
Methodist Church. Alabama-West Florida Conference
Methodist Church. North Alabama Conference
Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. Synod of Alabama
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
White Citizens Council
Ku Klux Klan
Nation of Islam
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
Africa
New Orleans, La.
Germany
Hungary
Texas
South America
Caribbean
Montgomery, Ala.
Mississippi
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Police - Complaints against
Direct action
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Nonviolence
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Civil Disobedience
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Natural law
Discrimination in public accommodations
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
ABH
Location of Original
Samford University Special Collection and University Archives, Birmingham, Ala.
Location of Original - Detail
SC 5859
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/15/2022 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/24/2022 mcweaver
5/20/2022 dalai
Date Updated
5/20/2022 2:07:27 PM
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