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Letter from Dora McDonald to Dr. W. A. Visser't Hooft

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Dora McDonald writes Dr. Hooft confirming that Dr. King accepts his invitation to speak in Geneva. McDonald inquires about expenses for Dr. King and one of his aids and encloses a photograph and biography for Dr. Hooft to utilize.

Monday, December 20, 1965

Letter from Reverend Roland de Corneille to Wyatt Walker

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Reverend Roland de Corneille writes to Wyatt T. Walker regarding a fundraiser for the SCLC. Reverend de Corneille would like for Dr. King and a notable celebrity, such as Harry Belafonte or Nat King Cole, to come to Toronto, Canada for a benefit show.

Friday, December 6, 1963

Letter from Dora McDonald to Jean Bennett

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Dora McDonald writes Jean Bennett on behalf of Dr. King expressing his regards for offering to donate a substantial portion of the royalties from the recording of "We Ain't What We Was" to an organization of his choice.

Friday, May 13, 1966

Letter from Mr. Raymond F. Gregory to MLK

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In this letter dated 2/28/1962, Mr. Raymond F. Gregory of a New York City law firm writes to Dr. King regarding legal considerations for the "Ghandi [sic] Foundation."

Wednesday, February 28, 1962

New Attack on Highlander Folk School

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The Southern Conference Educational Fund distributed this "Action Memo" to generate support for Highlander High School in a fight against the State of Tennessee.

Tuesday, July 16, 1963

MLK Addresses the Atlanta Press Club

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Dr. King discusses the struggle for racial justice and the concept of goodwill with the Atlanta Press Club. He stresses that any opposition in the fight for equality will inevitably fail in the face of a unified effort across America.

Wednesday, November 10, 1965

Moral Law

Dr. King quotes Edgar S. Brightman on the principle of moral law.

Letter from MLK to Jesse Hill, Jr. Regarding His Speech on Vietnam

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Dr. King sends two of his recent speeches on Vietnam, so that Jesse Hill, Jr. may know firsthand his position rather than distorted statements from other sources.

Thursday, May 11, 1967

Man

Dr. King notes that the psalmist’s view of man in Psalms 12:1 seems to indicate that there are no longer godly men.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Third Annual Lecture Series

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The Mount Zion Baptist Church presents Dr. King as the key note speaker for their Third Annual Lecture Series. The lecture series will provide the community with a conscientious perspective of the societal issues as recognized by Dr. King. Furthermore, this event will bring aid to the Building Program of Mount Zion.

Friday, November 10, 1961

Letter from Dora McDonald to James McKee Concerning Antioch College Visit

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Dora McDonald writes James McKee regarding the time of Dr. and Mrs. King's arrival and security arrangements for Dr. King's appearance at Antioch College.

Tuesday, June 15, 1965

Statement on Selma-Montgomery March of March 21-26

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This statement by Father Dom T. Orsini expounds on the details of the March 21-26, 1965 Selma-Montgomery March. Orsini expresses that he is proud of the youth and their enthusiasm in participating in the march and suggests that insisting improper relations took place would be ridiculous.

Sunday, April 25, 1965

Eternal Objects

Dr. King cites Alfred North Whitehead's book "Science and the Modern World."

Letter from Students of Southern Africa to MLK

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Students from South Africa write Dr. King to express their concerns regarding the United States' diplomatic relations with the Republic of South Africa.

Thursday, July 15, 1965

Hegel

Dr. King references German philosopher, George Hegal, in this handwritten notecard.

Letter from Sargent Shriver to MLK

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In this letter, Sargent Shriver discusses the success of the Upward Bound program at Morehouse College. Upward Bound is a program as part of the national war against poverty.

Wednesday, June 14, 1967

Letter from MLK to Daniel K. Inouye

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Dr. King commends Hawaiian Senator Daniel K. Inouye for his support of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Friday, January 24, 1964

Contribution Letter from Dr. and Mrs. Bacon to Dr. King

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Dr. and Mrs. Bacon are writing to express their support and concern for the "last chance" SCLC project. Enclosed in the letter is $200 contribution to help further support the initiative.

Friday, February 23, 1968

Letter from Samuel W. Williams to MLK

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In this letter, Rev. Samuel W. Williams, Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, offers encouraging words to Dr. King.

Wednesday, February 15, 1956

Letter from Arthur Welch and J.A. Middleton to MLK

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The congregation of Allen Temple A.M.E. Church in Atlanta writes Dr. King to congratulate him for receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.

Thursday, December 3, 1964

Buddhism

Dr. King quotes James Bissett Pratt's "The Religious Consciousness: A Psychological Study."

Criticism of MLK's Methods

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The Author of this letter is very critical of Dr. King and accuses him of hating the white race and requests he return the Nobel Peace Prize.

Thursday, August 24, 1967

A Tribute to the Organized Labor Movement

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The Jewish Labor Committee extends heartfelt gratitude to the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) for twenty-five years of fraternal cooperation.

Tuesday, March 1, 1960

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King quotes Auguste Sabatier's "Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion Based on Psychology and History."

Letter from J. Purcell to MLK

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A "Poor White Texan" sends Dr. King a letter of support and encourages him to run for President. The writer explains that it is not until the people achieve racial unity that the world will be at peace.

Friday, February 9, 1968

The Cold War: The Insanity of Deterrence

This brochure depicts a child asking "mommy, what's an H bomb?" and serves as anti-nuclear war propaganda.

Graduate Candidate Notice from Boston University

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This is a notice to all possible candidates for the degree of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in June or August of 1954. The notice explains what is required of those who wish to obtain their degree by these dates.

Monday, December 7, 1953

Letter from Martha D. Kennedy to Ralph Abernathy

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Mrs. Kennedy thanks Rev. Abernathy for the SCLC annual financial report and praises its contents. She also encloses a financial contribution and money for a copy of Dr. King's book "Strength to Love."

Wednesday, November 27, 1963

Freedom

Dr. King quotes Tillich in sketching his views on man's freedom in relation to destiny.

Tritheism

Dr. King notes the definition of tritheism.

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