Online King Records Access (OKRA)

Telegram to Roy Wilkins

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-004
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
4/16/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630416-004
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Signature
Signed with representation of author (Handwritten signature by author's representative)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Wilkins, Roy
Robinson, Cleveland L. (Cleveland Lowellyn) [Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. District 65 (New York, N.Y.)]
Livingston, David [Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. District 65 (New York, N.Y.)]
Organizations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. District 65 (New York, N.Y.)
F. W. Woolworth Company
H. L. Green Company
J. J. Newberry Department Store
S. H. Kress & Co.
Places
New York, N.Y.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Code for Location of Original
NAACPP-DLC
Location of Original
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Papers, 1909-1955, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/4/1998 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/09/1998
Date Updated
9/14/2016 2:21:27 PM
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Telegram to David Livingston

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630418-002
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
[4/18/1963]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630418-002
Document Date
[4/18/1963]
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Version
Copy
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
4/20/1963
Names
Livingston, David
Organizations
Congress of Racial Equality
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
National Urban League
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Places
New York N.Y.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Boycotts
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Demonstrations
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 50, folder 29
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/2/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
2/8/2005 15:28:48
ebrummel
3/21/2017 tenisha
Date Updated
3/21/2017 10:28:55 AM
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A Letter From the Birmingham Jail, Sermon delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630421-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
4/21/1963
Genre
Sermon
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630421-000
Document Date
4/21/1963
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Sermon
Document Length
52.9 min.
Document Note
2 sound cassettes: analog
Dates
4/22/1963
4/17/1963
4/18/1963
1956
4/3/1963
4/12/1963
1620
4/14/1963
4/13/1963
Names
Handel, George Frideric
Abernathy, Ralph
Luther, Martin
Peter, the Apostle, Saint
Belafonte, Harry
Muhammad, Elijah [Nation of Islam]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
King, Bernice A.
King, Alberta Williams
King, Coretta Scott
Scott, Bernice M.
Griffin, Marvin C.
Jesus Christ
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Niebuhr, Reinhold
Holmes, Hamilton
Holmes, Alfred
Boutwell, Albert Burton
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
Key, Francis Scott
King, Martin Luther
Jones, Clarence B.
Organizations
Birmingham (Ala.). City Jail
Talladega College (Talladega, Ala.)
Alabama. Circuit Court (10th Circuit)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Congress of Racial Equality
Jefferson County (Ala.). County Jail
United States. Supreme Court
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
University of Georgia (Athens, Ga.)
Rich's Department Store (Atlanta, Ga.)
Nation of Islam
West Hunter Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Places
Talladega, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
Tarsus, Turkey
Athens, Greece
Rome, Italy
Philippi
Corinth, Greece
Ephesus
Thessalonica, Greece
Albany, Ga.
New York, N.Y.
Jackson, Miss.
Greenwood, Miss.
Plymouth, Mass.
Florida
Tennessee
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--trials, litigation, etc.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Black nationalism
Albany Movement
Birmingham, 1963
Sit-ins
School integration
Discrimination in public accommodations
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--Finance
Other Topics
Acts 5:29
Acts 16:9
Moral Man and Immoral Society
Matthew 5:39
Matthew 5:44
John 18:11
Matthew 18:22
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Acts 17:26
Isaiah 40:3-5
Code for Location of Original
MLKEC-INP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Estate Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
ET-9, reels 5 through 7
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/29/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/07/2000
Date Updated
3/29/2017 8:45:52 AM
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Police Report to Jamie Moore

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630429-028
Author
Allison, B.A.
Document Date
4/29/1963
Genre
Report
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Allison, B.A.
Author Affiliation
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Department
Document ID
630429-028
Document Date
4/29/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
undecided
Genre
Report
Document Length
6 pp.
Dates
4/25/1963
4/26/1963
4/24/1963
1961
1962
3/26/1963
Names
Moore, Jamie
Whitehouse, R.S.
Gardner, Edward Hall
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Connor, Eugene
McBee, Earl
Jenkins, William A.
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Motley, Constance Baker
Brooks, Paul
Jones, Oliver
Thompson, Ronald
Boykin, Joel
Moore, William
Wilkins, Roy
Kennedy, Robert F.
Robinson, Jackie
King, Alfred Daniel
Alldredge, Margaret
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Organizations
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
St. James Baptist Church
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham Post Herald
Ku Klux Klan
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Sixth Avenue Baptist Church
Places
Nashville, Tenn.
Birmingham, Ala.
Chicago, Ill.
Attala, Ala.
Mississippi
Philadelphia, Pa.
Washington, D.C.
Denver, Colo.
Des Moines, Iowa
New York, N.Y.
Trenton, N.J.
Camden, N.J.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Birmingham, 1963
Discrimination in public accomodations
Freedom rides
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 13, folder 3
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/24/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
4/29/2008 9:34:50
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Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:48 AM
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Memo to Jamie Moore

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630509-041
Author
Allison, B. A.
Watkins, R. A.
Document Date
5/9/1963
Genre
Report
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Allison, B. A.
Watkins, R. A.
Author Affiliation
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Department
Document ID
630509-041
Document Date
5/9/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
undecided
Genre
Report
Document Length
5 pp.
Dates
5/8/1963
8/1961
Names
Moore, Jamie
Gardner, Edward Hall
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Connor, Eugene
Fulton, Robert Brank
Shortridge, William E.
Abernathy, Ralph
Shapiro, Alex
Rubenstein, Richard
Coffin, William Sloane
Bevel, James L. (James Luther)
Husing, John
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Becker, Fred
Organizations
Sixth Avenue Baptist Church
New Pilgrim Baptist Church
Saint James Baptist Church
National Guard
Alabama State Troopers
Nazi Germany
Michigan State University
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Birmingham City Jail
Birmingham County Jail
Alabama State Penitentiary
Board of Education, Birmingham Ala.
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Yale University
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Princeton, N.J.
Houston, Texas
Minneapolis, Minn.
Memphis, Tenn.
Pittsburg, Pa.
Spring Valley, N.Y.
Greenwich, Conn.
Westwood, N.J.
New Britian, Conn.
West Hartford, Conn.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
East Berlin
Greenfield Park, N.Y.
Albany, Ga.
Topics
Afro-American student movements
Afro Americans - Jewish relations
Albany Movement
Birmingham, 1963
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
School integration
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 13, folder 4
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
4/28/2008 8:35:8
susane
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:47 AM
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''The Meaning of Birmingham,'' Address delivered at the Gandhi Society for Human Rights

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630612-040
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[New York, N.Y.]
Document Date
[6/12/1963]
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Film
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630612-040
Document Date
[6/12/1963]
Document Type
Film
Status
v. cut
Cal. 8
Place Written
[New York, N.Y.]
Genre
Speech
Document Length
32.18 min.
Dates
6/11/1963
6/14/1963
1954
Names
Kheel, Theodore Woodrow
Evers, Medgar Wiley
Hugo, Victor
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt) [Howard University]
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Parker, Mack Charles
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Till, Emmett
Quill, Mike [Transportation Workers Union of America]
Oxenham, John
Lee, George W. (George Washington)
Organizations
Congress of Racial Equality
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
United States. Supreme Court
Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc.
Transportation Workers Union of America
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Howard University
United States. White House
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
Masonic Temple (Jackson, Miss.)
Places
Jackson, Miss.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Accra, Ghana
Nairobi, Kenya
Birmingham, Ala.
Detroit, Mich.
Topics
Birmingham, 1963
Labor Movement
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Assassination
Nonviolence
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Discrimination in public accommodations
Other Topics
Amos 5:24
Code for Location of Original
CBSNA-NNCBS
Location of Original
CBS News Archives, Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., New York, N.Y.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/5/2012 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
4/13/2012 szwald
Date Updated
3/27/2017 2:41:00 PM
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Address and press conference at Danville Christian Progressive Association luncheon

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630711-035
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Danville, Va.
Document Date
[7/11/1963]
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Film
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630711-035
Document Date
[7/11/1963]
Document Type
Film
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Danville, Va.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
21.1 min.
Document Note
1 DVD
Dates
3/26/1963
7/12/1963
8/28/1963
Names
Chase, L. W.
Campbell, Lawrence
Dunlap, I. A.
Thomas, Doyle
Connor, Eugene
Williams, Hosea [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
King, Coretta Scott
Organizations
Danville Christian Progressive Association
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Ku Klux Klan
American Nazi Party
Congress of Racial Equality
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Savannah, Ga.
New York, N.Y.
Cambridge, Md.
Washington, D.C.
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Topics
Segregation--law and legislation
Birmingham, 1963
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Police - Complaints against
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Nonviolence
Code for Location of Original
CBSNA-NNCBS
Location of Original
CBS News Archives, Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., New York, N.Y.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
4/20/2012 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
6/4/2012 szwald
Date Updated
3/23/2016 11:05:32 AM
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Telegram to John F. (John Fitzgerald) Kennedy

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Author
Ahmann, Mathew H.
Prinz, Joachim
Blake, Eugene Carson
Young, Whitney M.
Lewis, John
Wilkins, Roy
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Reuther, Walter
Farmer, James
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Document Date
9/16/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Ahmann, Mathew H.
Prinz, Joachim
Blake, Eugene Carson
Young, Whitney M.
Lewis, John
Wilkins, Roy
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Reuther, Walter
Farmer, James
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Author Affiliation
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
Document ID
630916-043
Document Date
9/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Version
Copy
Status
In Vol. 8
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630916-011.
Dates
8/28/1963
9/15/1963
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) [United States. White House]
Ware, Virgil
Robinson, Johnnie
Wesley, Cynthia Dianne
McNair, Carol Denise
Robertson, Carole Rosamond
Collins, Addie Mae
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. White House
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
National Urban League
Negro American Labor Council
American Jewish Congress
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Congress of Racial Equality
National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Washington, D.C.
Topics
Churches-vandalism
Birmingham, 1963
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Friends and Associates
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Governmental investigations
Discrimination in Employment
Police - Complaints against
Federal intervention
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Code for Location of Original
JFKWHCSF-MBJFK
Location of Original
John F. Kennedy Presidential Papers, White House Central Subject Files, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 366, folder 2
Copy Location (1)
SNCCP-GAMK, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Reel 7, frame 224
Copy Location (2)
BRP-DLC, Bayard Rustin Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
Digital file 00158-008-0390
Copy Location (3)
BRP-DLC, Bayard Rustin Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
Reel 8, frame 494
Copy Location (4)
BRP-DLC, Bayard Rustin Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
Digital file 001581-008-0336
Copy Location (5)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
7/18/2014
dbeals
3/15/2017 tenisha
Date Updated
3/15/2017 3:16:35 PM
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Draft, Statement in Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Inc. Carnegie Hall Fundraiser Program

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document631005-018
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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Report on press conference given by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Fred L. Shuttlesworth

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document631022-000
Author
Hart, V.T.
Turner, J. K.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
10/22/1963
Genre
Report
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Hart, V.T.
Turner, J. K.
Author Affiliation
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Document ID
631022-000
Document Date
10/22/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Report
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
10/19/1963
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
House, M. H. [Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.]
Brando, Marlon
Gardner, Edward Hall
Craig, Leon Sampson
Organizations
Gaston Motel
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Urban League
Congress of Racial Equality
Topics
Demonstrations
Birmingham, 1963
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in public accomodations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Code for Location of Original
BPD-AB
Location of Original
Birmingham Police Department Surveillance Files, 1947-1980, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/29/1993 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
04/26/2000
Date Updated
12/6/2010 3:57:35 PM
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