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Barth, Karl

Dr. King references Karl Barth's "The Doctrine of the Word of God."

Address Given by Vice President Nixon in Asheville, North Carolina

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This is the text of an address given by Vice President Richard Nixon before the sixty-sixth annual convention of the General Federation of Women's Club. He discusses the differences in countries dealing with Communism and America being a democracy.

Wednesday, June 5, 1957

"They are Waiting for Godot in Mississippi, Too"

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This article, posted in the New York Times, discusses the play, "Waiting for Godot," held by the Free Southern Theatre in Mississippi. The play focuses on racial and social issues dealing with civil rights.

Sunday, January 31, 1965

Notes Regarding Civil Rights Act of 1965

This handwritten note describes the positive effects of the Civil Rights Act for Negroes. According to the notes, "What we have won in blood, toil and sacrifice we will not squander in apathetic complacency."

Letter from MLK to William Proxmire

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Dr. King thanks William Proxmire for his support in passing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Wednesday, June 24, 1964

The Voice: A Bulletin of Crozer Theological Seminary

Dr. King received a copy of this publication from Crozer, which provided alumni updates, religious articles, financial supporters, and current and upcoming seminary events.
Dr. King graduated with honors from Crozer in 1951 as class valedictorian.

Letter from Dora McDonald to Roselyn Silverman

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Dora McDonald informs Roselyn Silverman of Dr. King's availability to speak at the University of Toledo in Ohio. She also informs Miss Silverman that Dr. King will be out of the country writing a book, so further inquiries regarding "new invitations" will be made upon his return.

Wednesday, January 4, 1967

Schleiermacher

Dr. King quotes theologian Schleiermacher regarding the universe.

Letter from Dora McDonald to Cantor Solomon Mendelson

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In this response letter to Cantor Mendelson of Congregation Beth Sholom in New York, Miss McDonald explains that Dr. King will make all efforts to attend the "I Have a Dream" musical performance.

Tuesday, December 20, 1966

Letter from MLK to Joseph Gaulan

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This is a letter from Dr. King to Joseph Gaulan to thank him for the letter of support while he was in the Birmingham jail.

Wednesday, July 31, 1963

"HLS"

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"HLS" believes that Dr. King is wrong in thinking that the Republican Party will do more for African Americans than the Democratic Party.

Thursday, March 28, 1968

Certificate Honoring MLK

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This certificate serves to honor MLK for his contributions "in the field of racial relations."

Friday, March 31, 1967

Letter from E.M. Fruchter to MLK Regarding Hotel Reservations

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E.M. Fruchter is notifying Dr. King of the hotel accomodations made on his behalf. He list the cost of the rooms per night and request a fifty-dollar deposit from Dr. King.

Monday, December 12, 1966

Letter to Dr. King from Elder G.W. Watkins

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Elder G. W. Watkins writes Dr. King requesting that he and his organization join the fight to regain Cassius Clay's (Muhammad Ali) title as the Heavy Weight Boxing Champion of the World.

Friday, August 2, 1957

Letter from MLK to Members of First Congregational Church Expressing Thanks For Their Contribution

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In this letter, Dr. King offer his gratitude to the Fist Congregational Church for its contribution to the S.C.L.C. Dr. King acknowledges the impact of such support on improving race relations throughout the nation.

Friday, January 5, 1968

Financial Statement for SCLC - OEO

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The Anti-Poverty Coordinating Committee of the SCLC sends this budget outline to the Office of Economic Opportunity in request of financial changes.

Monday, May 15, 1967

Postcard Sent to MLK

This unsigned postcard sent from Memphis, Tennessee depicts Dr. King and Lyndon B. Johnson pulling down a judge who symbolizes justice.

Rousseau

Dr. King writes a quote from Genevan philosopher, Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Letter from MLK to Lenn Latham

Dr. King expresses gratitude for support of his work and advises that nonviolence is the only way to achieve change.

Letter from MLK to Mr. Wiley Bell

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In this letter, Dr. King writes a thank you note to Mr. Bell for his support concerning "Letter from Birmingham Jail."

Thursday, July 25, 1963

Letter from Dora McDonald to William Grayson

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Dora McDonald informs William Grayson that Dr. King's schedule does not permit him to make any more appearances in the year of 1962. Miss McDonald expresses her deep apologies for Dr. King's inabilities to attend.

Thursday, February 15, 1962

Certainty (Religious)

Dr. King refers to Brightman's "Philosophy of Religion" in regard to religious certainty.

Report of Director of Mission Development

Rev. Dr. Archie Hargraves was a distinguished urban minister and church leader who served America's cities for more than half a century. In this report he gives a summary of individual organizations under Mission Development, of which he was the Director. All of these organizations aimed to augment employment and economic opportunities for their respective surrounding communities.

Vote of Confidence for Negro Leader

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In this editorial, a study of 300 negro in 13 cities, was conducted to determine the public attitude towards Dr. King.

Wednesday, January 24, 1968

Sin

Dr. King writes on sin as described in Jeremiah 4:22.

Letter from Willis M. Tate to MLK

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Willis M. Tate, President of Southern Methodist University, expresses his gratitude for Dr. King's acceptance to come to the university. He assures Dr. King that his trip is welcomed and presents two alternative dates to address the student body. This address is part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration that Dr. King has already been invited.

Wednesday, September 15, 1965

Harper & Row, Publishers Invoice

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Harper & Row, Publishers issued this invoice to Dr. King for the shipment of ten copies of Dr. King's book, "Where Do We Go From Here."

Tuesday, June 20, 1967

Letter from Frank Clarke to MLK

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Frank Clarke requests a letter of recommendation from Dr. King. Mr. Clarke seeks to obtain the position of the Assistant Press Secretary to the President.

Tuesday, June 22, 1965

Letter from MLK to Melvin W. Trent

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Dr. King recommends that Melvin W. Trent file a complaint with the Civil Rights Commission about the unjust labor situation in Newport News.

Friday, November 26, 1965

Southern Conference Educational Fund Endorsement of MLK Vietnam Stance

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The Southern Conference Educational Fund issues this article in the Patriot News Service. This statement supports Dr. King's sentiments regarding the Vietnam War and also details issues of race, injustice, and inequality in various places throughout the world.

Wednesday, April 12, 1967

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