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Hughes, Erma Jewell

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Letter from Erma Hughes to Dora McDonald

Ms. Hughes, college President and Founder, advises Ms. McDonald to inform Dr. King that he should anticipate numerous invitations after an article appears in the newspaper announcing him as a guest at her college.

Letter from Erma Jewel Hughes to Wyatt Tee Walker

Erma Jewel Hughes requests Reverend Wyatt Walker to send two thousand copies of the "SCLC Story" to be sold by Erma Hughes Business College. Erma Hughes ensures a protection detail will be assigned to Dr. King during the entire time he is in Texas for the commencement speech given at the college.

Letter from Erma Jewell Hughes to MLK

Erma Jewell Hughes writes Dr. King to congratulate him on the Nobel Peace Prize award and cover on Time Magazine as "Man of the Year." Hughes invites the Reverend to speak at the Business College's annual commencement and encloses traveling expenses for the event. Hughes also states that they are raising additional funds to go towards the "Freedom Fight."

Letter from William A. Lawson to MLK

William A. Lawson extends an invitation for Dr. King to speak to an assembly at Texas Southern University.

MLK Appearance List

This itinerary highlights Dr. King's appearances over a six month period.