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Letter of Support from Vivian Gourevitch to MLK

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Supporter Vivian Gourevitch writes Dr. King to stress her belief that "Black Power" is a dangerous slogan.

Wednesday, July 27, 1966

Albany Manifesto

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The "Albany Manifesto" declares the Albany Movement to be uncompromisingly opposed to segregation. The manifesto positions the group to continue to exercise its free speech and free assembly rights to protest segregation. Protesters insist upon the speedy resolution of the charges against seven hundred protesters that had been languishing for more than six months.

Sunday, July 15, 1962

Letter to MLK from N.P. Feinsinger

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In this letter, Feinsinger is consulting Dr. King about the Russell Bull Scholarship and hoping that he can proceed with the selection process.

Friday, April 28, 1967

Schleiermacher (Religion as Contemplation)

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Schleiermacher’s “Speeches on Religion.” The full title of this work is “On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers.”

Letter from Irma Monsky to Mary McHugh

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In this letter, Irma Monsky informs Mary McHugh that their panel of judges selected "Christians and Jews: The Tragic Past and the Hopeful Future" and Dr. King's "Where Do We Go from Here", as winners for their National Mass Media Brotherhood Award Program.

Tuesday, November 14, 1967

Social Ethics

Dr. King refers to Micah 3:9-12, saying the prophet condemns the love of money of civil and religious leaders. King wonders whether religious leaders today should be paid for their work and concludes that money should never be a priority over service.

Letter from Wendell P. Whalum to Fellow Morehouse Alumnus

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Wendell P. Whalum informs the alumni of Morehouse College about the events that will place during inaugural week.

Thursday, January 11, 1968

Letter from the American Broadcasting Company to MLK

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Kay Murphy, Manager of ABC's Literary Rights Division, thanks Dr. King for giving permission to the television network to quote from "Letter from Birmingham Jail" on the program "Directions '64." She also provides information about the specific program, which is a religious series focusing on "the current Negro crisis in America."

Tuesday, July 9, 1963

Incarnation

Here, Dr. King notes that the problem of Jesus' Incarnation "boils down to" one single question.

Letter from MLK to Congressman Charles C. Diggs, Jr.

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Dr. King responds to the concerns of Congressman Charles Diggs regarding the March on Washington. He encloses a privately distributed memorandum about the march that Dr. King believes will answer the questions Congressman Diggs has about the march. Dr. King also briefly explains the purpose and some logistics of the march.

Wednesday, July 17, 1963

Letter from Andrew Young to Dr. R. Schippers

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Rev. Young informs Dr. Schippers of arrival details for an upcoming trip to Amsterdam, Holland.

Tuesday, October 5, 1965

Jesus Christ

Dr. King quotes Reinhold Niebuhr's understanding of viewing Christ in relation to God's character.

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 Saturday Review Editor Norman Cousins to MLK

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Saturday Review editor Norman Cousins writes Dr. King inquiring about a possible meeting with the magazine's editors.

Tuesday, August 17, 1965

Letter from Whitney M. Young to Friends

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Whitney Young, Executive Director of the National Urban League, urges African Americans to educate themselves on the opportunities that the U.S. Navy offers.

Wednesday, October 19, 1966

Telegram from Muhammad Ali to MLK

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This message of support from Muhammad Ali was sent to Dr. King during his stay at the County Jail in Birmingham, Alabama.

Thursday, November 2, 1967

Letter from Beverly A. Asbury and David W. Stroh to the S.C.L.C.

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In this letter, dated January 4, 1968, the chaplains at Benton Chapel of Vanderbilt University enclose a check of support to the S.C.L.C.

Thursday, January 4, 1968

Letter from R. C. Woodard to MLK

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R. C Woodard expresses that he is an admirer of Dr. King but wants to inquire about whether he is a member of the Communist Party.

Friday, September 2, 1966

Telegram from Dora McDonald to Hans Massaquoi

In this telegram, Dora McDonald writes to Mr. Massaquoi from Ebony Magazine, informing him that Dr. King is not left handed.

Letter from Norman R. Snook to MLK

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Mr. Norman Snook of the United Christian Center invites Dr. King to come preach at the Ohio State University United Chapel.

Tuesday, May 23, 1967

Invitation to Emergency Convocation: The Urban Coalition

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This letter from Andrew Heiskell and A. Philip Randolph invites Dr. King to attend the Emergency Convocation of the Urban Coalition, to address the issue of violence in 104 cities. The goals set forth in the letter include an emergency work program, a major expansion of the private sector for job provision and training, and establishment of a long-range program for the physical and social reconstruction of American cities.

Saturday, August 12, 1967

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."

Old Bull, The Great Violinist

Dr. King relates the mishap of a great violinist, during a concert, to the general act of overcoming obstacles in life.

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

"Meaning of Georgia Elections"

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Dr. King speaks about the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Summer Community Organization and Political Education Project (SCOPE). He also talks about the political advancements that were made in the south.

Saturday, July 3, 1965

Hegel

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

Letter of Thanks from MLK to Professor & Mrs. De Branges

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In this letter, Dr. King expressed appreciation to Professor and Mrs. Louis De Branges for a generous contribution to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Monday, February 27, 1967

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