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Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document590330-001
Author
Musselman, Gerald W.
Place Written
Norfolk, Va.
Document Date
3/30/1959
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
Musselman, Gerald W.
Author Affiliation
College of William and Mary
Document ID
590330-001
Document Date
3/30/1959
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 5
Place Written
Norfolk, Va.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)]
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)
Washington, Booker T.
Organizations
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Nonviolence
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Stride Toward Freedom
Other Topics
Stride Toward 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 31A, folder 19B
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
6/24/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
06/25/1991
Date Updated
6/24/2009 5:00:51 PM
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Draft, ''Making the Best of a Bad Mess'', Sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document660424-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
4/24/1966
Genre
Sermon
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
660424-000
Document Date
4/24/1966
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Sermon
Document Length
9 pp.
Names
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Titus
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Shakespeare, William
Washington, Booker T.
Anderson, Marian
Hayes, Roland
Carver, George Washington
Mays, Willie [San Francisco Giants]
Organizations
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Places
Tuskeegee, Ala.
Gordon County, Ga.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Religion
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Other Topics
Macbeth
Titus 1:5
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 118
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/14/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/15/1997
Date Updated
4/15/2010 4:59:37 PM
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''The Negroes Struggle for Freedom''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document561223-001
Author
[Levison, Stanley D.]
Document Date
12/23/1956
Genre
Essay
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
[Levison, Stanley D.]
Author Dates
1912-1979
Document ID
561223-001
Document Date
12/23/1956
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 3
Genre
Essay
Document Length
3 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 561223-002.
Names
Garvey, Marcus
Douglass, Frederick
Tubman, Harriett
Simmons, Roscoe
Washington, Booker T.
Marx, Karl
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip)
Engels, Friedrich
Organizations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Ku Klux Klan
Fair Employment Practices Commission
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Slavery
Nonviolence
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Other Topics
Back to Africa
Code for Location of Original
BRP-DLC
Location of Original
Bayard Rustin Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Location of Original - Detail
Reel 3, frame 60
Copy Location (1)
MLKP-MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 55, folder 25
Copy Location (2)
DJG-GEU-S, David J. Garrow Collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/31/1990 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/08/1990
Date Updated
6/2/2015 3:13:50 PM
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Letter to Robert K. Merton

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document620614-002
Author
Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell
Place Written
Philadelphia, Pa.
Document Date
6/14/1962
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell
Author Dates
1898-1989
Document ID
620614-002
Document Date
6/14/1962
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Place Written
Philadelphia, Pa.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 620620-008.
Dates
6/6/1962
Names
Merton, Robert K. [Columbia University]
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Dent, Albert [Dillard University]
Washington, Booker T.
Organizations
Crozer Theological Seminary
Boston University
Dillard University
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
Columbia University
Places
New York, N.Y.
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Education
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Nonviolence
Code for Location of Original
mlkjp-GAMK
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 14, folder 30
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/30/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/09/1996
6/19/2012 szwald
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:18:57 AM
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Draft of chapter IX, ''The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life,'' Strength to Love

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630300-041
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[7/1962-3/1963]
Genre
Sermon
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630300-041
Document Date
[7/1962-3/1963]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 6
Cal. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Sermon
Document Length
25 pp.
Names
Liebman, Joshua Loth
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Donne, John
John, the Apostle, Saint
King, Coretta Scott
Aeschylus
Euripides
Sophocles
Socrates
Plato
Aristotle
Handel, George Frideric
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Sorokin, Pitirim Aleksandrovich
Niebuhr, Reinhold
Washington, Booker T.
Hayes, Roland
Anderson, Marian
Toscanini, Arturo
Sibelius, Jean
Carver, George Washington
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Malloch, Douglas
Topics
Bible, O.T.
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Religion
India trip
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Strength to Love
Three Dimensions of a Complete Life
Other Topics
Revelation 21:16
2 Kings 5:1
No man is an island
Declaration of Independance
Peace of Mind
Psalm 8:3
Be the Best of Whatever You Are
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 119A, folder 17
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/27/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
3/4/2015 11:05:42 AM
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''Making the Best of a Bad Mess,'' Sermon delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document660424-001
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[4/24/1966]
Genre
Sermon
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
660424-001
Document Date
[4/24/1966]
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
Undecided
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Sermon
Document Length
28.8 min.
Document Note
1 sound cassette: analog
Names
Carver, George Washington
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Handel, George Frideric
Milton, John
Mays, Wille [San Francisco Giants]
Washington, Booker T.
King, Coretta Scott
Lincoln, Abraham
Anderson, Marian
Shakespeare, William
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Titus (Biblical figure)
Organizations
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Places
Crete
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Religion
Other Topics
Macbeth
Making it in on Broken Pieces
When Your A String Breaks
Titus 1:5
Code for Location of Original
MLKEC-INP
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Estate Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
NYC-20
Copy Location (1)
SCLCT-INP, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Tape Collection, In Private Hands
Filing Info
C8
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/7/1997 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
02/10/1997
Date Updated
7/31/2015 1:14:53 PM
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''Making the Best of a Bad Mess'', Sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document660424-003
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
4/24/1966
Genre
Sermon
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
660424-003
Document Date
4/24/1966
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Audio Transcript
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Sermon
Document Length
9 pp.
Names
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Titus
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Shakespeare, William
Lincoln, Abraham
Milton, John
Handel, George Frideric
Washington, Booker T.
Hayes, Roland
Anderson, Marian
Carver, George Washington
Mays, Willie [San Francisco Giants]
King, Coretta Scott
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Organizations
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Religion
Other Topics
Macbeth
Paradise Lost
Making it on Broken Pieces
When Your A String Breaks
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
12/14/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/17/1999
Date Updated
4/15/2010 4:59:53 PM
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Draft, ''Chapter II, The Sword That Heals,'' Why We Can't Wait

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640500-017
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
640500-017
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
22 pp.
Document Note
Marginal comments by King.
Dates
6/11/1963
Names
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Washington, Booker T.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)
Garvey, Marcus
Lee, Harper
Hibbler, Al
Johnson, Samuel
Parks, Rosa
Organizations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Nation of Islam
United States. Supreme Court
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Topics
Why We Can't Wait
Slavery
Montgomery Bus Boycott
School integration
Nonviolence
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications
Jim Crow
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Birmingham, 1963
Student movements
Other Topics
To Kill a Mocking Bird
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
6/10/2010 3:27:37 PM
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''The Sword That Heals''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document640700-005
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
6/1964-7/1964
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
640700-005
Document Date
6/1964-7/1964
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Status
Undecided
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
10 pp.
Document Note
Reprint of Chapter 2, Why We Can't Wait.
Published In
The Critic (June-July 1964): 6-14.
Dates
6/11/1963
Names
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
Washington, Booker T.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)
Garvey, Marcus
Parks, Rosa
Gandhi, Mahatma
Hibbler, Al
Johnson, Samuel
Organizations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Nation of Islam
Harper & Row, Publishers
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Montgomery, Ala.
New York, N.Y.
Albany, Ga.
Topics
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Birmingham, 1963
Jail no bail
Albany Movement
Freedom rides
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Nonviolence
Lunch counter sit-in, 1960
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Why We Can't Wait
Other Topics
To Kill a Mockingbird
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
7/17/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/19/1996
Date Updated
3/11/2010 10:18:45 AM
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Address delivered at Wayman A.M.E. Church

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document660223-004
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
[2/23/1966]
Genre
Speech
Document Type
Audio Tape
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
660223-004
Document Date
[2/23/1966]
Document Type
Audio Tape
Status
undecided
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Speech
Document Length
31.8 mins.
Document Note
1 sound cassette : analog
Dates
12/1955
Names
Parks, Rosa
Raby, Al [Coordinating Council of Community Organizations]
Jesus Christ
Connor, Eugene
Lincoln, Abraham
Young, Andrew
Bevel, James L. (James Luther)
Lee, Bernard Scott
McCullock, Derek
Organizations
Wayman A.M.E. Church (Chicago, Ill.)
Booker T. Washington High School
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Birmingham News
Coordinating Council of Community Organizations
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
New York, N.Y.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Mississippi
Louisiana
Italy
Spain
Sicily
Nazareth
Topics
Afro-American Education
Afro-American families
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Afro-Americans - Religion
Afro-Americans - Social conditions
Arrest
Bible, N.T.
Civil rights movements
Direct action
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in housing
Emancipation Proclamation
equality
Ghettos
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Nonviolence
Poverty
School integration
Segregation in transportation
Segregation--law and legislation
Social Justice
Other Topics
Matthew 5:39
Code for Location of Original
JWCC-INP
Location of Original
Jesse W. Cotton Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/22/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Updated
12/1/2010 5:22:23 PM
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