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Letter from Dora McDonald to Mary V. Leath

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Dora McDonald informs Mary Leath of Dr. King's current incarceration in Selma, Alabama. McDonald also tells Leath that her request will be brought to Dr. King's attention upon his return.

Tuesday, February 2, 1965

Letter from J. T. Brooks to Dr. and Mrs. MLK

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Dexter Avenue Baptist Church representative J. T. Brooks conveys the church's interest in considering Dr. King for the pastorate.

Monday, November 16, 1953

Transcript: Press Conference USA

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Robert Lodge questions Dr. King about the future and past of the Civil Rights Movement during a Press Conference USA recording.

Friday, July 5, 1963

Letter to MLK from Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson expressed concern about what he perceived as Dr. King's move toward the "new left." With a sense of immediacy he urged Dr. King to plan to meet with Robert Pickus on his next visit to northern California. Anderson posited that Pickus' plan concerning the Vietnam War is more worthy to be aligned with the non-violent tradition, "unlike the movement toward which Dr. King is leaning."

Letter from Lenore Aikens to MLK

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Lenore Aikens congratulates Dr. King for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She also asks how the Christian Citizenship Committee of United Church Women can be a part of the cause.

Thursday, December 31, 1964

Telegram from MLK and Coretta King to the McCall Family

In this telegram, Mr. and Mrs. King give their condolences to the McCall family as a result of the death of Walter McCall.

Death

Dr. King meditates on death and a quotation from Thomas Carlyle in which Carlyle compares the death of his mother to the moon sinking into a dark sea.

Covenant Between Operation Breadbasket and The A&P Company

The Chicago Unit of The A&P Company seeks to build a relationship with the Negro community by implementing equal opportunity employment policies. In return, the ministers of Operation Breadbasket will bring to attention the extensive commitment the A&P Company has to the economic and social future of the Negro community.

Hegel

Dr. King outlines principles of Hegel's philosophy regarding rationality and reality.

Letter from Dick Hall to MLK

Dick Hall, Group Leader with the Chicago area Salvation Army, writes Dr. King to inform him of a program the daycare center conducts that caters to children in the surrounding area. Mr. Hill also requests Dr. King's autograph for a project display the children in the program are constructing.

Letter from Leon Lowry to the King's

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A. Leon Lowry invites the Kings to speak at Beulah Baptist Institutional Church in Florida for their Men's and Women's services.

Saturday, December 8, 1962

Letter from Clifford Park to MLK

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The President of the United Church of Canada, London Conference, writes Dr. King attempting to receive a notification of his availability to be the devotional speaker at their annual conference.

Wednesday, September 18, 1963

Letter from Zabelle Tourian to MLK

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Ms. Tourian commends Dr. King for his efforts against violence and describes the antagonism and discrimination against immigrants when she came as an Armenian to the U.S. in 1903.

Monday, August 14, 1967

Letter from W. Maxfield Garrott

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W. Maxfield Garrott, president of the Seinen Jo Gakuin Baptist School in Japan, invites Dr. King to make an appearance if he ever visits Japan. Garrot also congratulates Dr. King on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Friday, October 16, 1964

"Focus Months" of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

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In this document, this New York Yearly Meeting Office unveiled a plan of action for the months of March and April of 1968. The causes they focused on were the Black Power Movement and Dr. King's Poor People's Campaign initiative.

Thursday, February 1, 1968

Telegram from MLK to the Fairmont Hotel

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Dr. King writes to the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco California, requesting a reservation of two single rooms.

Saturday, September 16, 1967

Letter from Judith D. Greenberg to MLK

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Judith Greenberg of the Stern College for Women asks Dr. King about material for a report concerning Choice '68.

Saturday, March 23, 1968

Letter from Leonard Newell to MLK

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Leonard A. Newell writes to Dr. King to ask for his opinion about the pursuit of a consumer strike to protest the War in Vietnam.

Friday, March 1, 1968

God (Malachi)

Dr. King writes notes regarding the prophet Malachi in the Old Testament of the Bible.

Letter from Dora McDonald to Thomas W. Johnson Declining an Invitation to Write an Article

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This letter from Dora McDonald to Thomas W. Johnson is in response to a request for Dr. King to write an article for the December 12, 1966 edition of The Forum. Dora McDonald informs Thomas W. Johnson that Dr. King regrets his inability to accept the invitation at this time.

Thursday, December 1, 1966

SCLC's Dr. King Ranked by Negroes as Most Influential Leader

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This 1968 SCLC news release relays that Dr. King has been identified "as the most influential Negro leader in America today." Dr. King had less than a hundred days before that influence would cost him his life.

Tuesday, January 9, 1968

Letter from Keith Black to MLK

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Keith Black, on behalf of the Valley Community Presbyterian Church, sends Dr. King a check for the SCLC.

Sunday, May 8, 1966

The Annual Men's Fellowship

This pamphlet lists the order of procedures for the Friendship Baptist Church Annual Men's fellowship.

Jackie Robinson Heads SCLC National Drive to Rebuild Burned Churches

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This press release announces Jackie Robinson's commitment to join an SCLC national fund drive to help rebuild three churches in southwest Georgia that were completely destroyed by arsonists. Robinson visited each of the sites and pledged the first one hundred dollars to the fund.

Sunday, September 16, 1962

Communism

Dr. King quotes a statement from Jacques Maritain's "True Harmonism" regarding communism. Jacques Maritain was a famous French Catholic philosopher.

Letter from A. K. Magugu to MLK

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The Office of Kenya National Celebrations congratulates Dr. King on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. In addition, the author encloses an invitation card in hopes that the Reverend may attend their Anniversary and Republic Day Celebrations.

Tuesday, November 3, 1964

Letter from the Hadley Executive Committee to Dora McDonald

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Ernest Shaefer communicates with Dora McDonald to solidify the details surrounding Dr. King's lecture in Pennsylvania. Mr. Shaefer informs Miss McDonald of the written confirmation and formal contract that must be signed in advance.

Saturday, April 8, 1967

Telegram from MLK to Frank Brown

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Dr. King sends his condolences to Frank Brown following the death of Mr. Brown's wife, Margaret.

Thursday, January 6, 1966

Letter from Dora McDonald to Rev. Clyde L. Manschreck

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On behalf of Dr. King, Dora McDonald responds to a previous request made by Rev. Clyde Manschreck of the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Miss McDonald informs Rev. Manschreck that the "Letter from Birmingham Jail" will be a part of Dr. King's newest publication that will be available in the fall of 1963.

Thursday, August 15, 1963

Letter from MLK to C. B. King

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Dr. King thanks C. B. King for a recent contribution and tells him that the widespread, articulate opposition to the war in Vietnam is unprecedented in American history.

Tuesday, October 10, 1967

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