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Letter from Dick Thorp

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Dick Thorp, the Choice '68 coordinator for Andrews University, writes seeking a political platform and general campaign material to aid the student association in preparation for the Choice '68 primary sponsored by Time magazine.

Thursday, March 21, 1968

Americans Need Some Discipline

This Daily Californian editorial calls for "self-restraint" in civil rights demonstrations and a return to the "hard work, thrift, and adherence to the moral precepts that form the basis for this democracy." It continues to maintain that gratuitous demonstrations cause racial riots and violence, provoking the "wrath of whites who resent Negro intrusion in their neighborhoods" and thus undermine political support for Dr. King's cause. Dr.

Letter from Kenneth Barney to MLK

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Dr. Kenneth R. Barney sends this letter of support to Dr. King. Barney expresses his appreciation for King's interpretation of "black power" and admires his wisdom on the country's current state of affairs. He urges Dr. King to keep a "broad perspective" on the problems of American society and civilization. Barney believes that domestic and foreign policies can no longer be considered separately.

Monday, August 22, 1966

Letter from Michael Greywitt from to MLK Requesting Interview

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In this letter dated 5/21/1965, Greywitt informs Dr. King that there have been many requests from listeners requesting an interview from Dr. King on the "current status of the Civil Rights Movement". Greywitt is the producer of the Michael Jackson Program on the CBS Radio Pacific Network.

Friday, May 21, 1965

Map of Morehouse College

These maps are an overview of the buildings located at Morehouse College.

Calvinism

Dr. King writes on the concept of Calvinism.

Social Ethics in Psalms

Dr. King writes about social ethics as discussed in Psalms 72.

Letter from John A. Clark to MLK Regarding Scriptures, Spiritual Advice and Prayer

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In this letter, Reverend John A. Clark provides spiritual advice, scripture and prayer for Dr. King during hard times as well as for preparation of the future. Reverend John A. Clark also mentions starting a revival and revisiting Washington to D.C. to preach for a cause.

Friday, June 9, 1967

Letter from Kerstin Lindblom to the SCLC

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A Student from Sweden offers to come to America to work for the SCLC. Her letter describes all the ways she wishes to help.

Thursday, September 8, 1966

Peace and Freedom Party

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The Peace and Freedom Party was originally established in the Northern region of California in 1967. This pamphlet features the party's political platform in addition to voter registration procedures.

Sunday, January 1, 1967

Letter from Agnes Mack to MLK

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Agnes Mack writes Dr. King to request a copy of his "I Have a Dream" speech from the March on Washington. She also encourages him to continue in his efforts.

Sunday, November 24, 1963

March to Washington Strategic Planning

This document outlines key strategies concerning the upcoming March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963. The one-day civil rights demonstration intends to bring national attention to the social and economic injustices afflicting millions of American citizens.

Document and Material on the Child Development Group of Mississippi

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This series of documents and materials on the Child Development Group of Mississippi contains multiple sections. Section One contains six letters, one telegram and one newspaper article praising the efforts of the CDGM and its staff.

Wednesday, September 28, 1966

The Committee of Clergy and Laymen Speak on Vietnam

As a public service, the Committee of Clergy and Laymen Concerned about Vietnam have reprinted several statements and addresses of its members. The selected addresses of Dr. King were chosen because of their poignant exposition of the then current issues surrounding the Vietnam War. In the compilation's forward, Dr. Reinhold Niebuhr takes the opportunity to address two of the misconceptions that surrounded the included works of Dr. King.

The World's March Toward Human Rights

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Dr. King addresses the issue of Equal Justice Under the Law at a convocation of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Thursday, May 28, 1964

Vision of a World Made New

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This is a draft of "The Vision of a World Made New," a speech that Dr. King delivered during the 1954 Women's Auxiliary Convention. President Nannie H. Burroughs invited Dr. King to address the group's annual meeting where he condemned imperialism, colonialism, and segregation.

Thursday, September 9, 1954

Letter from Dora McDonald to Alan B. Campbell

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Dora McDonald responds to Alan B. Campbell's recent letter to Dr. King in which he requested a copy of the sermon "Paul's Letter to American Christians." McDonald informs Campbell that that sermon has not been published on its own, but Dr. King recently published the book "Strength to Love," which contains that sermon among many others.

Tuesday, August 13, 1963

Telegram from Melvin Arnold to MLK

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Melvin Arnold asks Dr. King to approve either "The Strength to Love" or "The Cost of Love" as the title of Dr. King's book.

Monday, November 26, 1962

Letter from MLK to Georges Cravenne

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Dr. King expresses his appreciation to Mr. Cravenne for inviting him to the Palais des Sports. He also thanks Cravenne for supporting the struggle in equal human rights.

Tuesday, April 5, 1966

Letter from Mike Van Ryan to Reverend Ralph Abernathy

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Mike Van Ryn addresses this correspondence to Rev. Ralph Abernathy with an enclosure of $20 for the work of SCLC.

Monday, April 8, 1968

Letter from Barbara W. Moffett to William Rutherford

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Barbara Moffett discusses the possibility of coordinating efforts and collaborative participation between the American Friends Service Committee and SCLC.

Monday, January 8, 1968

Telegram from President Kennedy to MLK

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President Kennedy compliments Dr. King and his organization for their persistent push for equal rights in America.

Monday, September 24, 1962

Love

Dr. King writes on the Apostle Paul’s concept of love.

Letter from Eleanor Bell Barnard to MLK

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Eleanor Bell Barnard expresses her appreciation for Dr. King's position on Vietnam and Civil Rights. Ms. Barnard also describes to Dr. King how his work is motivation to those who are unemployed.

Tuesday, January 10, 1967

Letter from H.M. Arrowsmith to MLK

General Secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society in Australia, Canon H. M. Arrowsmith, M.B.E., extends Dr. King an official invitation to visit Australia in May 1967. It is the Society's hope that Dr. King's trip will focus primarily on the role of the Bible in relation to the "stature and the status of Man" and the "question of racial equality" throughout the world.

Letter from Dora McDonald to L. N. W. Christian

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Dora McDonald writes Mr. Christian on Dr. King's behalf. She acknowledges his disagreement with Dr. King's philosophy and refers him to Dr. King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" for answers to his questions.

Thursday, August 15, 1963

God

Dr. King quotes Blaise Pascal's statement that there is no "medium point" as it relates to God.

Letter from Walter Martin to SCLC Officials

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Walter Martin of the American Friends Service Committee, writes to numerous SCLC officials concerning Quaker work in Southern Africa.

Tuesday, February 28, 1967

Letter from Ralph D. Abernathy and MLK to Howard W. Creecy

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Dr. King and Ralph Abernathy inform Reverend Creecy they will be serving a five day jail sentence for breaking an injunction against demonstrating in Birmingham, Alabama. It is for this reason that the Clergymen's Conference will have to be moved to a later date.

Monday, June 19, 1967

Painting

Dr. King paraphrases Homer's "The Odyssey" and quotes some prose entitled "The Bible."

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