Online King Records Access (OKRA)

''Report from the South, Number 2''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document560815-000
Author
Smiley, Glenn E.
Document Date
8/15/1956
Genre
Report
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Smiley, Glenn E.
Author Affiliation
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.)
Document ID
560815-000
Document Date
8/15/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 3
Genre
Report
Document Length
4 pp.
Dates
4/1/1956
5/12/1956
7/1956
7/24/1956-7/25/1956
9/17/1956
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Lawrence, Charles
Muste, Abraham John
Swomley, John M.
Abernathy, Ralph
Brazeal, Brailsford R.
Isaac, Alfred
Timmerman, George Bell
Brady, Thomas P.
Carter, Asa
Rollins, J. Metz (Joseph Metz) [Trinity Presbyterian Church]
Lee, J. Oscar
Jennings, R. H.
Nabors, Billy Joe
McCollom, Matthew
Cannon, Robert L.
Organizations
White Citizens Council
United States. Supreme Court
Montgomery Improvement Association
South Carolina Council on Human Relations
Trinity Presbyterian Church
Inter Civic Council of Tallahassee (ICC)
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America
Tuskegee Institute
Koinonia Farm
University of Alabama
Places
Orangeburg, S.C.
Selma, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala.
Nashville, Tenn.
Montgomery, Ala.
Tallahassee, Fla.
Atlanta, Ga.
Americus, Ga.
Talladega, Ala.
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Topics
Nonviolence
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Segregation--law and legislation
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Montgomery Bus Boycott
School integration
Voter registration
Other Topics
The Power of Nonviolence
Erasing the Color Line
The Dagger and the Cross
New Testament Basis of Pacifism
Code for Location of Original
FORR-PSC-P
Location of Original
Fellowship of Reconciliation Records, 1943-1973 , Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore, Pa.
Copy Location (1)
GESP-INP, Glenn E. Smiley Papers, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
FORR-PSC-P, Fellowship of Reconciliation Records, 1943-1973, Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore, Pa.
Copy Location (3)
MLKJP-GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (4)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/15/1988 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
2/1/2010
2/1/2010 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:52 AM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Abernathy

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document561109-000
Author
Waring, Julius Waties
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
11/9/1956
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Waring, Julius Waties
Author Dates
1880-1968
Document ID
561109-000
Document Date
11/9/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
In Vol. 3
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Support correspondence
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Montgomery Improvement Association--trials, litigation, etc.
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 15
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/30/1989 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/09/1989
Date Updated
5/5/2009 2:48:24 PM
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Form letter to Reverends

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document561121-007
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
[11/21/1956]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Author Affiliation
Montgomery Improvement Association
Document ID
561121-007
Document Date
[11/21/1956]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 3
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
12/3/1956-12/9/1956
11/13/1956
11/15/1956 - 11/30/1956
Names
Jackson, J.H. (Joseph Harrison)
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Taylor, Gardner C.
Robinson, James H.
Richardson, Harry V. (Harry VanBuren)
Organizations
Institute on Nonviolence and Social Change
United States. Supreme Court
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America
Concord Baptist Church
Church of the Master
Gammon Theological Seminary
Places
New York, N.Y.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Church and Race Relations
Montgomery Improvement Association--fund raising
School integration
Segregation--law and legislation
Nonviolence
Code for Location of Original
BRP-DLC
Location of Original
Bayard Rustin Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
6/27/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/02/1991
Date Updated
8/18/2015 9:45:55 AM
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''The Future of Integration, Address at the Fourth Biennial Wage and Contract, Third National Anti-Discrimination and Third National Women's Activities Conference of the United Packinghouse Workers''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document571002-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
10/2/1957
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
571002-000
Document Date
10/2/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
28 pp.
Names
Helstein, Ralph [United Packinghouse Workers of America.]
Lowell, James Russell
Bryant, William Cullen
Carlyle, Thomas
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
Lasley, Russell R.
Organizations
United Packinghouse Workers of America
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Crusade for Citizenship
Places
Little Rock, Ark.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Civil Rights Act, 1957
School integration
Labor Movement
political participation
Crusade for Citizenship
Plessy vs Ferguson, 1896
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--Finance
Other Topics
Galatians 3:28
Amos 5:24
Code for Location of Original
UPWR-WHi
Location of Original
United Packinghouse, Food and Allied Workers Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 526
Copy Location (1)
DJG-GEU-S, David J. Garrow Collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
12/11/1990 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/12/1990
Date Updated
6/2/2015 3:14:28 PM
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''Commission on Civil Rights''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document571015-003
Author
Wofford, Harris
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Document Date
10/15/1957
Genre
Report
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Wofford, Harris
Document ID
571015-003
Document Date
10/15/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Genre
Report
Document Length
12 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in OKRA 571016-004
Dates
8/30/1958
Names
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Luce, Clare Boothe
Graham, Billy
MacArthur, Douglass
McGill, Ralph
Gandhi, Mahatma
Hays, Brooks
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing)
Organizations
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Montgomery Improvement Association
United States. Supreme Court
United States. Dept. of Justice
Places
Little Rock, Ark.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Segregation--law and legislation
School integration
Little Rock School Crisis, 1957
Poverty
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 42, folder 176
Copy Location (1)
WCFG-KAbE, White House Central Files (General File), Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kan.
Filing Info
GF-2-B-1
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/17/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
9/2/2015 9:27:51 AM
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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Abernathy

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document571130-000
Author
Wofford, Harris
Place Written
Washington, D. C.
Document Date
11/30/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
Wofford, Harris
Author Affiliation
Covington & Burling
Document ID
571130-000
Document Date
11/30/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
Washington, D. C.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
8 pp.
Document Note
Includes enclosure. Actual letter is 1 p.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Montgomery Improvement Association]
Abernathy, Ralph [Montgomery Improvement Association]
Gandhi, Mahatma
Smuts, Jan Christiaan
Organizations
Montgomery Improvement Association
Howard University
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
United States. Supreme Court
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
New Haven, Conn.
Louisville, Ky.
Baltimore, Md.
Pittsburgh, Penn.
Topics
Nonviolence
Afro-Americans - Religion
Civil Rights Act, 1957
Strategic Planning
School integration
Other Topics
A Proposed Next Step for the Montgomery Improvement Association and the Southern Negro Minister's Conference
Code for Location of Original
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/25/1989 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/06/1989
Date Updated
1/29/2009 5:27:56 PM
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Draft, Chapter V, ''Methods of the Opposition,'' Stride Toward Freedom

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document580500-023
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
580500-023
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Fragment
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
33 pp.
Dates
3/19/1956
3/22/1956
2/21/1956
5/1957 - 5/1958
Names
Abernathy, Ralph
King, Martin Luther
Walden, A. T. (Austin Thomas)
King, Yolanda
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College]
King, Coretta Scott
Marshall, Thurgood
Diggs, Charles C.
Carter, Eugene
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Shores, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis)
Hall, Peter A.
Langford, Charles D.
Yates, C.R.
Scott, C. A.
Alexander, T. M. (Theodore Martin)
Gray, Fred D.
Billingsley, Orzell
Langford, Charles
Jones, Major J.
Carter, Robert L.
King, Alberta Williams
Jenkins, Herbert T.
Gilman, Georgia
Mays, Benjamin Elijah
Clement, Rufus E.
Lewis, Rufus A. (Rufus Andrew)
Organizations
Fisk University
Morehouse College
Atlanta Daily World
Atlanta University
Places
Nashville, Tenn.
Birmingham, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Montgomery Improvement Association--trials, litigation, etc.
Stride Toward Freedom
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
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 94, folder 17B (1 of 4)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/3/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/07/1991
Date Updated
10/1/2009 2:48:26 PM
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Draft, Chapter VII, ''The Violence of Desperate Men,'' Stride Toward Freedom

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document580500-031
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
580500-031
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Type of Writing
Typed
Autograph -- author's hand
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
20 pp.
Dates
1/30/1956
2/21/1956
3/22/1956
3/19/1956
5/1957 - 5/1958
Names
King, Martin Luther
King, Coretta Scott
King, Yolanda
Abernathy, Ralph
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
French, Edgar N.
Yates, C.R.
Alexander, T. M. (Theodore Martin)
Walden, A. T. (Austin Thomas)
Marshall, Thurgood
Carter, Eugene
Scott, C.A. [Atlanta Daily World]
Diggs, Charles C.
Gray, Fred D.
Shores, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis)
Langford, Charles D.
Hall, Peter A.
Billingsley, Orzell
Carter, Robert L.
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Gayle, W. A.
Sellers, Clyde
Jones, Major J.
King, Alberta Williams
Clement, Rufus E.
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah) [Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)]
Organizations
First Baptist Church
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Atlanta Daily World
Fisk University
Places
Nashville, Tenn.
New York, N.Y.
Birmingham, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Stride Toward Freedom
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Montgomery Improvement Association--trials, litigation, etc.
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 94, folder 17a (2 of 2)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/3/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/07/1991
Date Updated
4/14/2009 9:56:27 AM
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Draft, Chapter IX, ''Desegregation at Last,'' Stride Toward Freedom

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document580500-043
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
580500-043
Document Date
[5/1957-5/1958]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Typed
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Essay
Document Length
71 pp.
Document Note
Includes enclosed statement.
Dates
2/1/1956
12/28/1956
1/10/1957
10/30/1956
1/28/1957
11/13/1956
1/31/1957
5/1957 - 5/1958
Names
Alexander, T.M. (Theodore Martin)
King, Coretta Scott
Gayle, W. A.
Johnson, Frank Minis
Thomas, Rex [Associated Press]
Gray, Fred D.
Hall, Peter
Johns, Vernon
Langford, Charles D.
Billingsley, Orzell
Abernathy, Ralph
Johnson, Frank M.
Sellers, Clyde
Till, Emmett
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Black, Hugo LaFayette
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Smiley, Glenn E. [Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.)]
Graetz, Robert S.
Abernathy, Juanita Odessa Jones
Hall, Grover C.
Patterson, Merle [First Presbyterian Church]
Shores, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis)
Carter, Robert L. [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People]
Organizations
Lloyd’s (Firm)
Associated Press
First Presbyterian Church
Men of Montgomery
United States. Supreme Court
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.)
Montgomery Improvement Association
Hutchinson Street Baptist Church
Bell Street Baptist Church
Mount Olive Baptist Church
St. John A.M.E. Church
The Montgomery Advertiser
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
First Baptist Church
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Tallahassee, Fla.
Topics
Stride Toward Freedom
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Threats/attacks against
Montgomery Improvement Association--trials, litigation, etc.
Plessy vs Ferguson, 1896
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Montgomery Improvement Association--Assaults against
Churches-vandalism
Nonviolence
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 87, folder 8B (3 of 3)
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/7/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/08/1991
Date Updated
4/14/2009 9:57:04 AM
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Telegram to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Author
Powell, Adam Clayton
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Document Date
6/20/1958
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Wire or Telegram
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
Powell, Adam Clayton
Author Dates
1908-1972
Author Affiliation
United States. Congress. House of Representatives
Document ID
580620-001
Document Date
6/20/1958
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
In Vol. 4
Place Written
Washington, D.C.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
4 pp.
Dates
6/23/1958
5/6/1955
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Rabb, Maxwell M.
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Commission on Civil Rights
Places
Dawson, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Presidential meetings
Churches-vandalism
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Civil Rights Act, 1957
Discrimination in Employment
School integration
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 64, folder 20
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/9/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/14/1991
Date Updated
5/5/2009 2:48:26 PM
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