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Letter from Grace Pruitt to Miss D. McDonald


Grace Pruitt writes to Ms. McDonald informing her that the American Friends Service Committee does not have a large enough stock of "Letter From Birmingham City Jail" to send her 200 copies.

Thursday, December 15, 1966

Letter From Irving Neiman to MLK


Irving Neiman offers his legal services to the SCLC for their work in the civil rights movement.

Monday, October 18, 1965

Letter from H. D. Everett to Dr. King


A proposition letter expressing an economic idea to establish business enterprises owned and operated by negroes.

Tuesday, February 6, 1968

Letter from Jack Delano to MLK


Jack Delano expresses how pleased the radio and television service of Puerto Rico is to learn that Dr. King has agreed to appear on their press interview program.

Tuesday, July 20, 1965

Letter from Dora McDonald to Solomon Mendelson


In this letter, Dora McDonald is responding to Solomon Mendelson. McDonald expresses her excitement that Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech will be televised.

Monday, January 8, 1968

Letter from Ram Aurangabadkar and Dinkar Sakrikar to MLK


The Sarvajanik Kalyan Samiti society praises Dr. King for effectively using the method of "mass civil resistance" developed by Mahatma Gandhi. As a token of appreciation, the society would like to donate a bust of Mahatma Gandhi to be installed in a children's park in the United States. The society requests that Dr. King arrange the installment.

Tuesday, June 7, 1966

Highlander Reports: Black Power in Mississipi

In this newsletter, the writers speak about various issues concerning African Americans and their discrimination in politics.

Let's Be Human


Long time civil rights agitator Harry Fleischman wrote this syndicated column for the American Jewish Committee's National Labor Service. Articles within the column took a humorous and often irreverent view of social and civil rights issues around the globe. Fleischman was also the national secretary of the Socialist Party USA from 1942-50.

Wednesday, March 1, 1967

News from the American Jewish Committee


A seminar will be held in New York concerning the Christian and Jewish perspectives on the "meaning of Israel in the wake of the recent Mid-East crisis." The newsletter also states who will speak and what qualifications they posses.

Friday, February 23, 1968

Note Card Entitled Atheism

Atheism is cited from Sparrier in this note card.

MLK Remarks on Negro Press Week


In this transcribed radio address, Dr. King describes how future generations will remember the 20th century as a time where righteous people fought for social, economic, and political freedom. Dr. King also states that the African-American fight for true citizenship is not only a part of American heritage, but also the story of people everywhere who struggle for dignity and freedom. Dr. King made this radio address for Negro Press week a the request of Louisville Defender Editor and National Newspaper Publishers Association board member Frank Stanley.

Monday, February 10, 1958

Saint Mary's Sends Invitation to MLK


This telegram sent to Dr. King's secretary, Dora McDonald, requests that Dr. King make an appearance on March 12, 1967.

Monday, November 28, 1966

Letter from William F. Grant to MLK


After being insulted by a solicitation from the SCLC, William Grant lectures Dr. King on the morality of his methods and strongly disfavors the work of several civil rights groups and the civil rights struggle as a whole.

Tuesday, July 6, 1965

Letter from Richmond Rudden to MLK


Richmond Rudden, Chairman of the Lectures-Concerts Committee to Lafayette College, invites Dr. King to speak at the college during the 1966-1967 academic year.

Wednesday, October 20, 1965

New York Times Graphic: Minority Problems in White Collar Employment


This graphic from The New York Times shows examples of demographic inequality in white collar jobs.

Sunday, January 21, 1968

Letter from Gaylord Nelson to MLK


Wisconsin Democratic Senator Gaylord Nelson writes Dr. King expressing his gratitude for his kind letter regarding the passage of the Civil Rights Act. Senator Nelson reports that many of his constituents were solidly in favor of the bill.

Thursday, July 2, 1964

CORE List of Cities Where Lunch Counters Have Opened Since February 1st, 1960


This document is a list of locations where lunch counter sit-ins have occurred, provided by the Congress of Racial Equality

Monday, February 20, 1961

Letter from Neil Sullivan to MLK


In this letter, Superintendent of Schools Neil Sullivan writes about the complete integration of the Berkeley County Public Schools.

Thursday, May 25, 1967

Letter from MLK to A. Phillip Randolph


Dr. King writes A. Philip Randolph to acknowledge the need for future strategic planning in the civil rights movement.

Monday, April 13, 1964

Response letter from Dr. King regarding Mr. Altomerianos and Charles Evans Hughes High School


Dr. King took the time to write to the faculty and students of Charles Evans Hughes High School, following his release from Harlem Hospital. In this thank you, he expressed sincere gratitude for the well wishes from the young students relayed to him during his illness. Furthermore, Dr. King acknowledged that the future would be in good hands with their involvement in the struggle for Brotherhood and Human Dignity.

Thursday, October 23, 1958

Telegram from Mrs. King to Canon L. John Collins


Mrs. King confirms with Canon L. John Collins the dates of her visit to England.

Friday, January 3, 1969

Notecard Regarding God

In this handwritten notecard, Dr. King gives a description of God.

Letter from Maurice Mitchell to Neil Sullivan


Mr. Mitchell discusses fundraising for SCLC's Chicago literacy project. HEW recently withdrew their support of the project, but Mitchell is optimistic about potential support from foundations and major donors.

Wednesday, September 6, 1967

Knox, John

Dr. King gives brief biographical information on John Knox.

SCLC News Bulletin for November 1967

This November 1967 news bulletin published by the SCLC contains updates regarding progress of the Civil Rights Movement, excerpts from the President's Annual Report and financial facts for the organization's supporters.

MLK Itinerary

This is Dr. King's itinerary for the period December 28 thru January 1 for an unknown year.


Dr. King references quotations from George-Louis Leclerc (Comte de Buffon) and Jean-Baptiste Lamarck concerning the creation of racial identification.

Letter from Edwin Hoffman to MLK


West Virginia State College invites Dr. King to address the American Affairs Forum and provides him with select dates to choose from. The college has extended an appreciation for various prime ministers, presidents, attorney generals, and other political figures for their support. Dr. King is congratulated from the college from the receipt of the Nobel Piece Prize.

Tuesday, December 15, 1964


Dr. King offers two possible interpretations of Psalms 53:1.

Letter from Clara Sturgas Johnson to MLK


Clara Sturgas Johnson sends Dr. King a Christmas card with an enclosed article about the integration marches in Albany, Georgia.

Tuesday, December 19, 1961