Letter Victoria Gist to MLK about a Speaking Engagement


Mrs. Victoria Gist, State President of the Hospitality Group, requests that Dr. King speak at a banquet for the State Youth Congress. She provides transportation instructions and contact information.

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Wednesday, June 16, 1965
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[Stamp in Blue Ink: JUN[e] 22 1965] [Stamp in Red Ink: JUN[e] 21, 1965 RR2 Box 228 Algood, Tenn[essee] June 16, 1965 Dr [Doctor] Martin L[uther] King Atlanta, Georgia Dear Dr. [Doctor] King Recently I wrote you concerning being the guest speaker at our state Youth Congress at our banquet given in honor of our President. I ask that even if you didn't get to come that you write a few words of encouragement to the youth of our Convention. Now the meeting [convenes?] next week beginning on Wed[nesday] the 23rd thru Sunday. The banquet is on Saturday the 26th. Will you please honor us with your presence. If you can't come please let me know by return mail. Yours in Christ Mrs. [Misses] Victoria Gist State President of the Hospitality Group Please Come
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