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Letter about Publication with Reprint of MLK's Remarks

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In this letter, Paul Kurtz, the editor of the Humanist, asks Dr. King to look over and comment on the enclosed copy of his piece that will be printed in Humanist.

Thursday, December 28, 1967

Sin

Dr. King paraphrases the teachings of Amos about sin. Dr. King writes that Amos condemns Israel for the sins of bribery, oppression of the poor by the rich, sexual immorality and the "self-indulgent use of what has been wrung from the helpless."

Letter from Mr. David Winder to MLK

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Mr. David Winder writes Dr. King in an attempt to gain an interview during one of Dr. King's upcoming visits to New York.

Monday, November 7, 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

In the Battle for Desegregation

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Francis Keppel, U.S. Commissioner of Education, expresses his thoughts on the solution for desegregation. Keppel believes the best way to end segregation is through education, providing children with an education and outstanding teachers.

Tuesday, September 1, 1964

Letter from Milton S. Eisenhower to MLK

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This letter from former President Eisenhower's brother Milton, on behalf of Planned Parenthood World Population, requests that Dr. King serve the organization in order to "lend important moral support."

Wednesday, January 26, 1966

Telegram to MLK

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The sender of this telegram is requesting to know if Dr. King intends to travel to Sweden.

Friday, November 20, 1964

MLK Requests Contributions

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Dr. King writes this fundraising letter on behalf of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He explains the campaigns taking place in Washington for the poor and urges immediate financial support for the struggle.

Monday, April 1, 1968

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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