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Letter and Questionnaire from Ronald B. Lee to MLK

Ronald B. Lee, a student of American University, requests that Dr. King complete a questionnaire concerning the SCLC's involvement in the June White House Conference "To Fulfill These Rights." The questions include how the SCLC was informed of this meeting, the conference, contributions, and more.

Anonymous Letter to MLK

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This New York writer castigates Dr. King and refers to him as "the worst phoney [sic] in the country."

Tuesday, December 5, 1967

Letter from Fra Morton Sims to MLK

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Dr. King is encouraged to read a US News & World Report article entitled, "One Negro Woman's Advice to Her People." The article approaches the issues of the African American community from an understanding perspective.

Monday, April 3, 1967

Letter from MLK to Boldwen Collins

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Dr. King responds to a previous letter sent to him from Miss Boldwen Collins. He clarifies various points that were unclear to Miss Collins pertaining to the overall purpose of the civil rights movement and its effect on the nation. Dr. King explains that Negroes in the North and South want the same things as other human beings: freedom.

Monday, October 21, 1963

Letter from Bella McGregor to MLK

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Bella T. McGregor asks Dr. King for a copy of his sermon titled "St. Paul's Letter to American Christians."

Tuesday, October 17, 1961

Letter from Edward Enyedy to MLK

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Mr. Enyedy writes to Dr. King to inform him of a mock Presidential convention sponsored by TIME Magazine and asks Dr. King for any campaign material he can provide.

Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Letter from Angilcan Students' Federation to MLK

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Stephen Hayes, of the National Union of South African Students, invites Dr. King to speak at their open national congress. The subject of discussion is "The Role of the Christian Student in the Struggle for Social Justice." Hayes does fear that the South African government might refuse to grant Dr. King a visa if he accepts the invitation.

Tuesday, August 17, 1965

Letter to Mrs. King from Mrs. Lawrence Greene

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In this letter, Mrs. Lawrence Greene offers encouragement to Mrs. King. As such she writes, "You have today made yourself a woman among women. In your time of grief you thought not of yourself but of us that cry in the night."

Tuesday, April 9, 1968

Letter from David Joel to MLK

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In this letter, Joel writes Dr. King requesting assistance with a term paper on "Black Power". Joel is a sophomore at Briarcliff High School and is writing a term paper for his World History course. He hopes that King can offer a more clear explanation of the "Negro situation" and he also includes specific questions for King to answer.

Friday, January 12, 1968

Letter from Agnes Rudell to MLK

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Ms. Rudell suggests that Dr. King should relocate to another country due to his dissatisfaction with the United States of America.

Sunday, July 30, 1967

SCLC Mail Log: February 26, 1968

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This is a one-day mail log for incoming mail addressed to Dr. King and other SCLC associates. As an organizational tactic, the log kept track of the high volume of correspondences that came through the office.

Monday, February 26, 1968

Sin

Dr. King quotes Isaiah 9:17, a passage from the Bible concerning sin.

Tillich's Definition of God

Dr. King documents philosopher Paul Tillich's definition of God from his book "Systematic Theology."

Invitation to President Kennedy's Inauguration Reception

The Distinguished Hospitality Committee of the Inaugural Committee invite Dr. and Mrs. King to attend a reception preceding the inauguration of President-elect John F. Kennedy and Vice President-elect Lyndon B. Johnson.

Letter from W. C. Dobbins to MLK

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W.C. Dobbins, of the Pensacola Council of Ministers, follows up with Dr. King to request his presence at a mass meeting to be held in either September or October.

Wednesday, May 29, 1963

Letter from Bonnie Scott to MLK

Bonnie Scott, a student at Lake Forest College, sends Dr. King a letter asking him for his bibliography as well as information about nonviolence for their senior thesis.

Letter from J. D. Williams to MLK

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Professor Williams requests a phone interview with Dr. King concerning the studies of a select group of Honors students at the University of Utah.

Monday, November 7, 1966

SCLC 10th Anniversary Flyer

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The flyer highlights the 10th anniversary of the SCLC and outlines the speakers and events which will take place.

Wednesday, August 16, 1967

Letter from Nils K. Stahle to MLK

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Nils K. Stahle, Executive Director of the Nobel Foundation, invites Dr. King to visit the Nobel House in Stockholm while he is Sweden for a special ecumenical service.

Friday, November 27, 1964

Letter from William Du Val to MLK

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As a Regional Secretary for the United Presbyterian Church, Dr. King about his planned trip to Moscow. Du Val informs Dr. King that the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. sponsors a chaplaincy in Moscow and would like Dr. King to stop by for a visit.

Tuesday, May 28, 1963

Telegram from Donna Jean Stancliff to MLK

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Donna Jean Stancliff informs Dr. King of Mrs. Zelma G. Proctor's funeral.

Thursday, December 28, 1967

MLK's Statement on Birmingham Jails

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During a broadcast, Dr. King states that the witness and determination of those incarcerated in Birmingham, will break down the barriers of segregation.

Monday, May 6, 1963

Telegram from MLK to William Miller

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Dr. King writes Mr. William O. Miller, of the Concerned Teachers and Parents of Philadelphia, commending them for their efforts advocating for African-American education in their community.

Friday, February 16, 1968

Telegram from Mary Gregory to MLK

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In this telegram, Mary Gregory, President of the Frederick Douglass Association, informed Dr. King of their rededicated efforts to the movement, during his incarceration in the Birmingham Jail.

Friday, November 3, 1967

SCLC Chicago Adult Education Project

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In this progress report, Robert L. Green and Stoney Cooks outline the education and employment conditions facing African Americans in the Lawndale community of Chicago, Illinois. The two authors further outline the program objectives, procedures, organization, and funding of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Chicago Adult Education Project which seeks to address Lawndale's social issues.

Tuesday, September 12, 1967

1922 Work

Dr. King identifies different philosophical points of Alfred North Whitehead's 1922 publication, titled "The Principle of Relativity with Applications to Physical Science."

Telegram from SANE Co-Chair Benjamin Spock to MLK

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Dr. Benjamin Spock, acting as co-chairman of the National Committe for a Sane Nuclear Policy, transmits a telegram to Dr. King inviting him to deliver a speech at Madison Square Garden in reference to Vietnam.

Friday, April 30, 1965

Correspondence from Maude L. Ballou to Miss Frehse - Apr 29, 1960

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Here Maude L. Ballou is responding to Miss Frehse letter concerning questions about MLK's book "Stride Towards Freedom." Miss Ballou states that MLK's time schedule is too full to respond to her questions.

Friday, April 29, 1960

Memo to Organizations Interested in the Success of the Anti-Poverty Program

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Richard W. Boone requests Dr. King's support in assisting with the success of the Anti-Poverty Program.

Wednesday, July 20, 1966

Letter from Joan Daves to Harry H. Wachtel

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Joan Daves sends Mr. Watchel a copy of a proposed Memorandum of Agreement for the distribution of hand lettered copies of Martin Luther King's speech I Have A Dream.

Friday, November 6, 1964

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