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Letter from Governor Philip H. Hoff to MLK

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In this letter, Vermont Governor Philip H. Hoff expresses his gratitude for the autographed book that Dr. King sent to him.

Wednesday, April 3, 1968

Letter from George Richard to MLK

George Richard asks Dr. King for books on demonstrations, and he also asks Dr. King to visit his town.

Man

Dr. King quotes Nobel Literature Prize winner William Faulkner on the prospects for man.

Man's Struggle for Freedom

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The "Chicago Tribune" reviews Dr. King's book "Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?"

Sunday, June 25, 1967

The Baccalaureate Service of Keuka College

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Dr. King gives the baccalaureate sermon for Keuka College on June 16, 1963.

Sunday, June 16, 1963

Letter from David L. Clark and Charles E. Young to MLK

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David Clark and Charles E. Young of the University of California Los Angeles write to Dr. King to ask him to speak to the UCLA student body. They express that their students are very interested in the Civil Rights Movement and have planned an entire "Selma Week" to correspond with his speech and raise money for the Selma Movement.

Tuesday, March 23, 1965

Letter from Jacques Muhlethaler to MLK

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Jacques Muhlethaler writes Dr. King requesting that he accept a committee position with EIP. The EIP is an organization seeking to contribute to world peace by instituting an interdisciplinary curriculum in classrooms domestically and abroad.

Thursday, May 25, 1967

Letter from Miss Edythe T. Gore to MLK

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The Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri donates $125.00 to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Friday, November 15, 1963

Letter from MLK to William Smith

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Dr. King thanks Dr. Smith for his contribution of $50 to the SCLC. He updates him on how much money was raised at a recent reception and details how it will be used. Dr. King also sends a copy of his latest book as an expression of appreciation.

Monday, July 13, 1964

Letter from Congressman Lionel Van Deerlin to MLK

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Congressman Lionel Van Deerlin, the 37th district Representative from California, thanks Dr. King for the telegram urging him to sign the discharge petition for the home rule bill for the District of Columbia, and he lets Dr. King know he has already signed it.

Monday, August 30, 1965

Letter from MLK to Howard O. Eaton

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Dr. King writes Howard Eaton to explain that he will have his assistants read and brief him on the document due to his limited amount of time. He expresses that the document is a worthy contribution to the movement and he and his staff are appreciative.

Wednesday, December 29, 1965

Pueblo Poll: "King's Vietnam Opinion Lacks Majority Support"

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This article contains opinions from various residents of Pueblo, CO, concerning Dr. King's position on the Vietnam War.

Sunday, May 7, 1967

Debit Memo from Joan Daves to Dr. King Regarding "Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?"

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This debit memo from Joan Daves informs Dr. King of the expenses for "Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?"

Friday, April 7, 1967

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King quotes John M. E. McTaggart's "Some Dogmas of Religion."

MLK's Interfaith Conference on Civil Rights Statement

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Dr. King shares the significance of three major religious faiths of America, discussing the moral issues affiliated with segregation and the importance of the religious institutitions' influence.

Tuesday, January 15, 1963

Preaching

Dr. King quotes Samuel Arthur Devan's "Ascent to Zion."

Nature

Dr. King quotes Aristotle's "Physics, Book II" and notes Spinoza's view of nature.

Judgement or Justice

Dr. King quotes a book entitled "Sea Dreams," by Alfred Lord Tennyson, regarding judgement and justice.

Letter from William Adams to MLK

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William Adams from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary writes Dr. King informing him of political matters in New York City, which may hinder the civil rights efforts of African Americans.

Tuesday, April 18, 1967

John Scotus Eriugena

Dr. King writes about Irish philosopher and theologian John Scotus Eriugena. He records a quote that states, "Authority comes from reason not reason from authority."

Statement to Confront the Conflict in Harlem

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Dr. Arthur C. Logan, Chairman of the Board of Directors for HARYOU-ACT, Inc., writes this statement addressing the conflict in Harlem. According to Logan, "the present conflict in the Harlem community is a consequence of a long-standing feeling of powerlessness and its resultant frustrations." Specifically, the unrest in Harlem is attributed to the unreasonable behavior and inadequate training of the Police Department. This statement includes a list of recommendations to help confront the crisis.

Monday, July 27, 1964

Telegram from John Barber and Rev. L. C. Filer to MLK

John Barber, President of the New Haven Branch of the NAACP, sends his support to Dr. King while he serves time in Albany County Jail. Barber expresses sympathetic concern and promises to register financial support soon.

Letter from Paul P. Martin to MLK

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The Erie Branch of the NAACP invites Dr. King to be the principal speaker at its Freedom Rally.

Monday, March 26, 1962

Letter from H. M. Joshi to MLK

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H. M. Joshi of India communicates with Dr. King following Dr. King's address at Howard University on the subject of nonviolence. He informs Dr. King about Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan and his influence as a nonviolent soldier in India. Joshi also requests a combination of Dr. King's statements and publications surrounding nonviolence.

Friday, April 7, 1967

Letter from Roland de Corneille to MLK

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Rev. Roland de Corneille of the Martin Luther King Fund of Toronto congratulates Dr. King for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Tuesday, November 3, 1964

Letter of Invitation from Jay Goodlette-Bass to Mrs. Corretta Scott King to the Pageantry of the Peace Prize Award

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The Fariyah Agency acknowledges Mrs. King commitment to the movement via her commitment to Dr. King. Additionally, the author requests Mrs. King presence to attend the pageantry of the Peace Prize award.

Monday, October 19, 1964

Letter from Mr. Richard V. Healy to MLK

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In this 1967 letter Richard Healy, a student at the Boston University of Law, asks Dr. King for an interview "to conduct research into criminal responsibility of a subculture--the urban Negro."

Thursday, November 30, 1967

MKL At Zoin Hill - "The Ballot"

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This transcript of a passionate, poetic, and inspiring speech touches on many of King's motifs. It starts with an appeal for voting rights, addresses the despair the audience feels from time to time, and ends with a refrain of "we shall overcome."

Tuesday, July 17, 1962

Letter from MLK to Leslie Dunbar

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Dr. King writes to Dr. Leslie Dunbar to assure her that the SCLC was indeed ready and able to administer CEP Grant Funds for that school year.

Monday, August 22, 1966

Letter from Chauncey Eskridge to John H. Bustamente

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Chauncey Eskridge elaborates on the financial details associated with the Belafonte Benefit Concerts. He also requests some help in overcoming the deficit created by the concert.

Thursday, December 28, 1967

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