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Letter from MLK to Agnes Mack

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Dr. King sends Agnes Mack a form to complete so that she may receive a copy of the "I have a Dream" speech.

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Letter from Robert Dent to MLK

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Chairman Robert Dent welcomes Dr. King to San Diego County on behalf of the Board of Supervisors. Dent highlights the growth of Southern California in industry as well as the county's work towards equality. Dent also discusses the importance of Christianity in their endeavors.

Wednesday, May 20, 1964

Letter from Isaac Franck to MLK

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Issac Franck extends an invitation for Dr. King to speak at Adas Israel. Adas Israel is the largest Conservative Congregation in the Greater Washington area.

Wednesday, September 25, 1963

Evil (Natural)

Dr. King cites Albert Knudson on the topic of evil.

Letter from MLK to Artist Committee for SCLC

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This letter expresses Dr. King's regards and deep appreciation to the Artist Committee for their generous contribution. He communicates gratitude on behalf of so many who benefit from the work made possible from their support. Additionally, Dr. King communicates the continued strength and effectiveness of the SCLC in promoting negro-white unity, non-violence, justice and equality.

Friday, May 5, 1967

Letter from Mary T. Clark to MLK

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This letter from the Social Action Secretariat, National Federation of Catholic College Students references an enclosed letter which was issued to all member colleges. The enclosed letter supports student activity in the 1964 Freedom Fast.

Wednesday, November 11, 1964

Notecard- Sin

On this notecard, Dr. King outlines Augustine's view on sin.

Invitation from the United Federation of Teachers to MLK

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The United Federation of Teachers invite Dr. King to their annual Spring Conference Luncheon. At this particular event, civil rights activist Bayard Rustin will be honored with the John Dewey Award.

Saturday, February 10, 1968

Letter from Sheldon L. Gutman to MLK

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Sheldon L. Gutman writes Dr. King urging him to utilize his prominence by consistently speaking out about the issues of the world. Gutman also expresses concern regarding America's potential retaliation to China detonating a hydrogen bomb.

Tuesday, June 20, 1967

MLK Note

Dr. King writes a story about a father and son waiting for a train at New York's Grand Central Station. The son is headed to college in New England and the father gives the young man some simple, yet profound advice. "Bill, never forget who you are."

Knudson

Dr. King cites a publication by theologian Albert Knudson.

Spencer

Dr. King records a quote from Herbert Spencer’s “First Principles.”

MLK Address to the United Neighborhood Houses of New York

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Dr. King addresses the United Neighborhood Houses of New York at the Biltmore Hotel. He focuses on the need to alter the ineffective, piecemeal manner in which the government tries to fight poverty by fighting its symptoms, and instead suggest that the government channel those funds into a new "guaranteed annual income" that will help turn non-producers into consumers. This rough draft of the speech contains Dr. King's handwritten revisions and additions.

Tuesday, December 6, 1966

Notre Dame Law School Library Letter to MLK

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Miss Boller, the law school library assistant of Notre Dame, inquires about a recent speech by Dr. King concerning his perspective on the United States and violence.

Wednesday, April 19, 1967

Statement by MLK in San Francisco

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Dr. King gives an address in San Francisco regarding race relations, equality, and segregation. Dr. King charges people from all communities to unite so that hope can be created for others.

Tuesday, May 26, 1964

Religion

Dr. King's focuses on religious beliefs and their relation to intellectual concepts.

Telegram from Philip A. Randolph to MLK

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Philip A. Randolph writes Dr. King concerning Negro leaders being invited to discuss problems of the movement on NBC television.

Monday, August 8, 1966

Letter from Tony Schrader to MLK

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Tony Schrader informs Dr. King that his college is sponsoring a primary on campus for Choice '68. Schrader requests "any free campaign materials or statements of policies of Dr. King."

Tuesday, April 2, 1968

Letter From Charles L. Sanders to MLK

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In this letter, Sanders recommends William Rutherford to Dr. King for a position with SCLC.

Monday, July 18, 1966

Martin Luther King....At Communist Training School

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This advertisement printed in the Augusta Courier accuses Dr. King and several constituents of communist involvement.

Monday, June 17, 1963

Support from Gardner Taylor to MLK

Mr. Taylor expresses his disappointment in the City of Atlanta's decision to arrest Dr. King along with 14 other individuals.

Letter from Bill Dady to MLK

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In this letter, "Free Men and Free Markets," a book by Robert Theobald, is introduced to Dr. King by Bill Dady.

Tuesday, May 26, 1964

Letter from Ronald Segal to MLK

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Mr. Segal expresses his appreciation for Dr. King's willingness to sponsor the International Conference on South Africa. He also requests that Dr. King prepare a short paper to deliver at the Conference.

Sunday, October 10, 1965

Letter to Martin Luther King Jr. from Clement Alexandre 1957

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Dr. King received this letter from Doubleday & Company, regarding offering Dr. King royalties to write his first book. The owner/publisher of Doubleday, Clement Alexandre, tried to persuade Dr. King to work with them on a book that would expand his base of influence. The book would relate to issues of civil and political issues.

Friday, October 4, 1957

Letter from Rev. Theodore L. Fischer to MLK

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Rev. Theodore Fischer of the Comittee on Religion and Race of the Eastern Pennsylvania Synod offers support to end discrimination in housing.

Wednesday, June 23, 1965

Letter from Robert L. Green to Dora McDonald Regarding Dr. King's Biological Sketch

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This letter from Robert L. Green, Associate Professor, Michigan State University to Dora McDonald is to request copy of Dr. King's biographical sketch to be forwarded to an individual at Yeshiva University. The biographical sketch will be used in conjunction with Dr. King's paper "The Role of Behavioral Scientist in the Civil Rights Movement" which will be published in the American Psychological Association Journal and the Journal of Social Issues.

Monday, January 22, 1968

Request for Preliminary Determination of Eligibility - Nonprofit

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This document serves as a request to establish Ebenezer Baptist Church as a Non-Profit Sponsor or Mortgagor.

Tuesday, November 7, 1967

Letter from Catherine Aller to MLK

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Catherine Aller took the time to write Dr. King and encourage him to keep pursuing his goals in spite of criticism.

Wednesday, July 26, 1967

Letter From Jane Hall to MLK

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Jane Hall writes Dr. King suggesting that there be a focus on equitable representation of the negro in television advertising in order to attain "maximum quality and quantity" of integration.

Friday, February 9, 1968

Trent, Canons and Decrees of the Council of

Dr. King records some thoughts on the Decrees of the Council of Trent regarding the Catholic Church's response to the Protestant Reformation.

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