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God

Dr. King writes about God, according to Jeremiah 3:12.

Letter from Richard Sand to MLK

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In this letter, Mr. Richard Sand, of the New York Vietnam Summer, requested that Dr. King forward autographed photographs to the New York office.

Tuesday, August 8, 1967

Letter from Edward Taylor to MLK

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Staff Sergeant Edward Taylor, United States Army, requests Dr. King's assistance or advice in appealing his bar to reenlistment and court martial.

Tuesday, February 20, 1968

Letter from Robert L. Green to MLK

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Robert Green requests for Dr. King to write an introduction to the book, "Education and the Urban Poor."

Monday, March 13, 1967

Telegram from MLK to US Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach

Dr. King asks Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach for an investigation of voter irregularities in the Georgia Democratic primary election.

Letter from E.M. Fruchter to MLK Regarding Hotel Reservations

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E.M. Fruchter is notifying Dr. King of the hotel accomodations made on his behalf. He list the cost of the rooms per night and request a fifty-dollar deposit from Dr. King.

Monday, December 12, 1966

Anonymous Letter to MLK

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An anonymous supporter sends an encouraging letter to Dr. King.

Saturday, March 23, 1968

MLK's Perception of God and Repenting

Dr. King quotes a scripture from the Bible elaborating on God's inability to repent or do evil.

Letter from Archon Bowen to MLK

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Mr. Bowen, Chairman of the Nominating Committee for Sigma Pi Phi Kappa Boule, expresses concern to Dr. King regarding a decrease in membership due to a high mortality rate of members throughout the nation. Enclosed is a membership nomination form to be completed and returned to the Chairman.

Monday, February 26, 1968

Letter from Robert R. Janks to MLK

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Robert R. Janks writes Dr. King admiring his leadership during the fight for equality. Janks also recommends two additional quotes that Dr. King should use in his future speeches.

Monday, October 14, 1963

Letter from President of Yugoslav Baptist Union to MLK

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The President of the Yugoslav Baptist Union writes excitedly as he finds out Dr. King will be in his country. He requests that Dr. King stop by the church or his home during his short visit.

Tuesday, January 3, 1967

Letter from MLK to John Williams Mannix

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Dr. King informs Mr. Mannix that he will not be able to speak in Washington for the Junior Bar Section of the Bar Association.

Monday, September 23, 1963

Vote of Confidence for Negro Leader

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In this editorial, a study of 300 negro in 13 cities, was conducted to determine the public attitude towards Dr. King.

Wednesday, January 24, 1968

Letter from Marjorie Heins to MLK and Dora McDonald

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Marjorie Heins informs the SCLC that the Campaign for Disarmament, a peace group in Germany, requests for Dr. King to give 5-10 lectures for about 2,000 - 3,000 people.

Thursday, September 14, 1967

Telegram from MLK to Bluford Jackson Extending Congratulations

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In this telegram dated 1/26/68 addressed to Mr. Jackson, Dr. King extends congratulations to Dr. Richard Francis on his appointment as Director of the Sunmount State School.

Friday, January 26, 1968

Telegram From M. J. Jones to MLK

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Mr. Jones, Chattanooga affiliate of the SCLC, writes a support letter to Dr. King while he is in jail.

Wednesday, November 1, 1967

Letter from H.A. Gilliam to MLK about a Donation

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H.A. Gilliam, Sr. writes to Dr. King enclosing a check for the advancement of the cause represented by the SCLC.

Tuesday, February 28, 1967

Memo from Gloria Fraction to Andrew Young

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Gloria Fraction states Dr. Dorothy Sutton Branch spoke with Dr. King about meeting a group in Lawndale. She also inquires of Andrew Young when Dr. King would be available for an interview with a reporter.

Friday, June 17, 1966

Christianity

Dr. King writes about the concept of Christianity.

Letter from Paul Madsen to MLK

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Paul Madsen, Associate Executive Secretary of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, offers Dr. King a consulting position with the organization. The organization needs someone to provide guidance on critical decisions, appear at a limited number of speaking engagements, and to make suggestions to the organization as needed. He mentions that the consulting arrangement could be used to help Ebenezer Baptist Church's budget.

Tuesday, November 5, 1963

Letter from the US Civil Service Commission to Helyn M. Brooks

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The United States Civil Service Commission informs Mrs. Helyn M. Brooks of her prospects for consideration for appointment in a civil service position.Mrs. Brooks' prospects section estimate is listed as poor.

Friday, March 26, 1965

Letter from Betty Morton to MLK

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Betty Morton of Selma, Alabama writes to solicit help from Dr. King. She also informs him of her hardships with school and her family.

Sunday, October 8, 1967

Pass The Ammunition

Ernie Sheffield voices his opinion on the "Department of War Violence and Brute Force" and the spending of a billion dollars a week on violence. He states that in their spending of valuable money not "even a dime" has been spent on a "Department of Peace, Goodwill and Coexistence."

Letter from Norman Baugher, Galen Ogden and W. Harold Row to MLK

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Prominent officials from the Church of the Brethren's Committee on Race Relations writes Dr. King informing him of the power of television in promoting nonviolence. Since many individuals around the nation are unfamiliar with the practices of nonviolence, Norman Baugher, Galen Oden and W. Harold Row recommend that Dr. King call upon various associates to appear on television and educate the public on the nonviolent philosophy.

Monday, July 29, 1963

Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech Draft

This is a draft of Dr. King's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech. Handwritten notes are written in the margins to indicate future amendments. Dr. King states that he experiences this moment of acceptance for himself and "those magnificent devotees of nonviolence who have moved so courageously against the ramparts of racial injustice."

Judith Ann Jones Writes Mr. Ralph Helstein Inquiring About Consideration for a Scholarship.

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College Student Judith Ann Jones writes Ralph Helstein, President of United Packinghouse, Food and Allied Workers, about the Russell H. Bull Scholarship. She explains how she plans to use the scholarship to further encourage others to be more racially tolerant.

Tuesday, March 28, 1967

Telephone Log: January 22

This memo from the desk of Dr. King includes several missed telephone calls noted for his later response.

Letter of Response from Clarence B. Jones to J. Saba Alexander

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Clarence Jones responds to Alexander's letter requesting action steps to create an interfaith chapel and memorial library in honor of Dr. King. Jones agrees with the great loss and likewise pledges to continue the work.

Wednesday, April 17, 1968

Morehouse College Centennial Program

This program highlights week-long events for Morehouse College's first 100 year anniversary in 1967. One of the many notable attendees is Howard Thurman, who at that point was a close friend and mentor to Dr. King.

Letter from Laurence V. Kirkpatrick to MLK

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This letter addressed to Dr. King highlights travel arrangements to a World Convention of Churches of Christ hosted in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Tuesday, August 3, 1965

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