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Letter from President Johnson to MLK on Voting Rights

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President Johnson offers his gratitude to Dr. King for supporting his advocacy before Congress of legislation guaranteeing universal voting rights.

Thursday, March 18, 1965

Letter from John H. Hatcher to MLK

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John H. Hatcher of Circle K International invites Dr. King to speak at "A Study of State Government." This event will contain several state and national leaders. The date of this document has close proximity to the Memphis march and Dr. King's assassination.

Thursday, February 29, 1968

God

Dr. King quotes Dr. William Temple, stating that "God minus the world equals God; the world minus God equals nothing."

Letter from Mrs. M. Happe to MLK

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Mrs. M. Happe, a poor white woman, expresses gratitude to Dr. King for his campaign to clean up the slums in Chicago. She asserts that poverty is an issue, but education is the main problem and individuals cannot display appropriate behavior that they have never experienced.

Friday, February 11, 1966

Executive Orders

Dr. King drafts numerous directives pertaining to the 1964 expenses of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

400 Years of Bigotry and Hate

Dr. King describes the efforts of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference involvement in the civil rights campaign, May-July of 1964, in St. Augustine, Florida. The excerpted article is taken from the SCLC Newsletter.

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King notes Herbert Spencer’s definition of religion.

Telegram from Ebenezer Baptist Church to MLK

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Ebenezer Baptist Church offers support to Dr. King during his incarceration in the Birmingham Jail.

Friday, November 3, 1967

Letter from MLK to Mrs. James L. Fenner

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Dr. King thanks Mrs. James L. Fenner and the faculty members of P. S. 155 for their moral and financial support.

Friday, July 19, 1963

Letter from Julian Bond to MLK

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Co-Chairman Julian Bond welcomes Dr. King and other members of the SCLC to the National Conference for New Politics. Bond also comments on past civil rights victories, and he mentions future organizational directions.

Thursday, August 10, 1967

Strength to Love Royalty Statement

This is a detailed royalty statement from the German language edition of Dr. King's "Strength to Love," published by Christliche Verlag.

Worship: A Selected Bibliography

This sixteen-page document lists a bibliography of worship materials dated May of 1941.

Letter from MLK to Arthur Hamman

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Dr. King thanks Mr. Hamman for his previous letter in support of Dr. King and his work .

Friday, July 21, 1967

Letter from MLK to Jimmie Wattson

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Dr. King acknowledges his receipt of Jimmie Wattson's letter and expresses his deep concern for Mr. Wattson's imprisonment. Dr. King explains to Mr. Wattson that the SCLC does not have legal staff to handle matters. Dr. King suggests that he write the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Friday, March 16, 1962

Itinerary for MLK

In this correspondence, a list of "appearances" for Dr. King is listed.

Servetus, Michael

Dr. King writes biographical notes about Michael Servetus, a citizen of Spain known for his study of medicine and theology. Servetus was burned at the stake because of his anti-Trinitarian views.

March 1968 Dr. Marin Luther King Jr. drafts a letter of gratitude for Richard Gardner.

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Dr. King drafted a letter of gratitudefor Richard Gardner. Mr. Gardner contibuted a donation of one hundred dollars to the SCLC. Dr. King also, outlines some of the programs in which the SCLC engages in as well as it's principles of non-violence.

Sunday, March 24, 1968

Letter from MLK to Nelson A. Rockefeller

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Dr. King thanks Governor Nelson Rockefeller for taking the pulpit at Ebenezer Baptist Church for their Men?s Day Observance. He appreciates the Governor?s contribution of $25,000 to their tax exempt Society to match his own donation from the Nobel Peace Award.

Monday, November 1, 1965

Letter from Dr. John Holton to William Marine Regarding the Price Project

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In this letter Dr. Holton, president of the Atlanta Medical Association, states his position on the Price Project. Dr. Holton asserts that he does not agree with the candidates were chosen for the proposal, and must oppose the project.

Monday, October 2, 1967

Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Program

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This program of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church's morning worship features Dr. King as the speaker for the service. The program further announces that Dr. King has donated one hundred dollars to the Scholarship for African students.

Sunday, September 6, 1959

Terminated Employee Asks for a Meeting with the SCLC Board

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Meredith Gilbert writes to William Rutherford regarding her termination in January 1968 from employment with SCLC.

Wednesday, February 7, 1968

Holiday Card from Dr. Nirmal Kumar Bose

The following document is a holiday card from Dr. Bose to Dr. and Mrs. King.

Letter to MLK Regarding the Direction of the Movement

The author expresses her opinion about Dr. King and how he should use his "impressive" vocabulary in the right direction. She further elaborates on her perceptions of the police protection, mobs, labor needs, and more.

The Importance of Voting

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This transcript documents Dr. King's recorded statement intended to raise awareness of voting and voter registration.

Thursday, September 6, 1962

Letter from Aziz Shihab to MLK

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Aziz Shihab offers the services of National Tours of Jordan in arranging Dr. King's trip to the Holy Land.

Thursday, February 9, 1967

MLK's 'People to People' Column on Education

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This article by Dr. King appeared in the New York Amsterdam News. He discusses the segregation of schools and how it is harming African American children and their opportunities.

Saturday, May 15, 1965

Jesus

Dr. King records some quotes about Jesus. He quotes a passage that describes Jesus as being the person who brought about a new trust in God. Dr. King also discusses suffering.

Letter from Al Hearin to MLK about Public Appearance

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In this letter Al Hearin expresses his admiration for Dr. King and his character, but also expresses his concerns that he, Dr. King, is possibly being used by communist elements in society. Hearin also requests that Dr. King write him a handwritten letter about a life changing experience. Furthermore, Hearin requests an autographed picture.

Monday, October 30, 1967

Myths and Facts About OEO

This document lists myths and facts regarding the Office of Economic Opportunity.

Letter from C. I. C. Bosanquet to MLK

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Vice Chancellor Bosanquet of the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne provides Dr. King with the photographs from the honorary degree service. In addition, he expresses gratitude for Dr. King's visit in the mist of his "strenuous" and "eventful" life.

Wednesday, November 22, 1967

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