Letter to Coretta Scott King from Public School 33 Manhattan's Student Council


The Student Council of Public School 33 in Manhattan, NY, wrote this letter of condolence to Mrs. King. The council pledged to practice Dr. King's principles on nonviolence and mentioned how impressed they were to see Mrs. King on television, following Dr. King's death.

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Wednesday, April 10, 1968
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[Top right hand margin: Public School 33 Manhattan 281 North Avenue New York, New York 1001 April 10, 1968] Dear Mrs. [Musses] King and your children, We are very sorry that Dr. [Doctor] King was assassinated in Memphis. It has made the school and the community very sad. We will do our best to carry on his non-violent beliefs for brotherhood and peace. We all feel that you are very brave. We were impressed when we saw you on television. We are thinking of you all the time. Sincerely yours, The Student Council
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