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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.

Memorandum from David M. Wallace to Dora McDonald

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David Wallace informs Dora McDonald of contributions made to the SCLC from John H. Johnson, George Jones, and Willard Payne, Sr.

Saturday, February 11, 1967

Letter from Emily Ann Fortson to MLK

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Emily Fortson, of Concreta Tours, informs Dr. King of the developing proposal related to his upcoming Holy Land Pilgrimage.

Wednesday, June 29, 1966

Telegram from Mrs. Dorothy Johnson to MLK

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Mrs. Dorothy Johnson writes Dr. King to express her support of his endeavors while he is in jail in Birmingham, Alabama.

Thursday, November 2, 1967

Letter from W.O. Gill to MLK

W. O. Gill expresses his gratitude for the generosity that Coretta Scott King extended to him. He then tells Mrs. King that his secretary is sending her a check for $2.00, and that he looks forward to being able to visit with Dr. King. He ends the letter with a quote from the bible.

Apocalyptic Religion

Dr. King quotes John Oman's "the Natural and The Supernatural."

Letters To Mrs. Fillmore from MLK

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Dr. King responds to Mrs. Fillmore's previous letter, offering some suggestions to help her. He apologizes that he cannot use SCLC funds because that money is currently in use for the civil rights struggle. Dr. King suggests alternative organizations and programs that may offer her assistance.

Thursday, April 19, 1962

Letter from Annie L. Cook to MLK

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Annie Cook asks Dr. King to make a speech at a program sponsored by the Greenbrier County branch of the NAACP. She predicts that the program will be informative and improve communication between Negros and whites.

Thursday, December 17, 1964

Photograph of MLK

Guenther Jacobs from Germany sends Dr. King a photo for him to autograph.

Symbolic Mountains

On the stationary of the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York, Dr. King outlines a sermon entitled "Symbolic Mountains." These include the mountains of ethical relations, practical materialism, indifference concerning poverty, and racial segregation.

Letter from Frank Emspak to MLK

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Frank Emspak, of the National Coordinating Committee to End the War in Vietnam, invites Dr. King to a convention to speak about his antiwar and pacifism sentiments.

Wednesday, November 3, 1965

Letter from MLK to Willard T. Carter

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Dr. King thanks Mr. and Mrs. Willard Carter for their monetary contribution to the SCLC. King states that because of friends like them he can help end racial discrimination and segregation in the South.

Friday, December 27, 1963

Royalty Summary for MLK from J. Campe

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This royalty statement, from J.Campe, details Dr. King's sales and earnings from the French edition of "The Strength to Love", during the given time period.

Tuesday, December 6, 1966

Letter to MLK from Robert McAfee Brown to MLK

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Mr. McAfee requests that Dr. King issues a statement, and host a service in his Church, supporting Bill Coffin.

Thursday, January 18, 1968

Letter from Frank M. Rudon to MLK

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Frank Rudon requests an autographed New York metered postage from Dr. King to add to his collection.

Saturday, February 5, 1966

Letter from Julius H. Avery to MLK

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Julius H. Avery notifies Dr. King that he will be in Atlanta for a conference at the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Mr. Avery further requests that during his visit to the city, he and Dr. King arrange a meeting.

Monday, November 14, 1966

MLK's Address to Syracuse University

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Dr. King, in a public speech at Howard University, talks about numerous factors that affect education in America.

Thursday, July 15, 1965

Letter from Joseph Matasovsky to MLK

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A member of the Slovak Catholic Sokol expresses their respect for Dr. King's action against the Vietnam War. The author deems Dr. King a "patriot" and appreciates his spiritual profundity, as well as his intellect surrounding national politics.

Thursday, April 23, 1964

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