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Letter from Joan Daves to MLK

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Joan Daves writes Dr. King regarding an incomplete document that he signed for the "English tax people." For his convenience, she encloses a pre-written letter to send to England once the document is officially completed.

Monday, January 13, 1964

America

Dr. King quotes Reinhold Niebuhr's view in "The Irony of American History" that "the paradise of domestic security is suspended in a hell of global insecurity."

Thank you letter to MLK from Major

Major thanks Dr. King for a good meeting and some great plans. He apologizes for his tardiness due to a delay in Washington.

Anonymous Sender Criticizes MLK

This anonymous writer challenges Dr. King with his complaints concerning the Civil Rights Movement. He argues that a Negro man should be held responsible for breaking the law and should expect rightful punishment.

Invitation for Kenya's First Anniversary of Independence

Dr. King has been invited to Kenya's first anniversary of Independence and Republic Day. The celebration will be held in Sweden on December 13, 1964.

The Meaning of the Sit-Ins

This document describes the growing civil rights movement. It discusses the tactics various civil rights organizations are using and briefly touches on the tactics of opposition groups.

Letter from John F. Steinman to MLK

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John F. Steinman commends Dr. King for his courageous leadership and encloses a check for the SCLC and SCLF.

Tuesday, June 6, 1967

Letter from Burke Marshall to MLK

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Burke Marshall, Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice, writes Dr. King in response to a recent telegram concerning an investigation in the alleged assault upon Miss Shirley Gaines by an Albany police officer.

Wednesday, September 12, 1962

Letter from Ernest Marshall Howse to MLK

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Rev. Howse invites Dr. King to preach at the Craddock Student Mission in Toronto during Dr. King's planned trip to the area.

Friday, January 10, 1964

Paint

Dr. King writes about the magnificent wonders of the galaxy.

Statement by MLK on the U.S. Stand in Vietnam

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Dr. King discusses how to involve the public in discussions regarding the Vietnam War. He states that the public should be educated about the history and issues of the war.

Tuesday, April 4, 1967

Letter from John R. Yungblut to CSK

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Mr. Yungblut of Quaker House, writes Mrs. King to inquire whether the King Children may be interested in participating in a youth dramatics program.

Monday, August 2, 1965

Letter from Morton S. Grossman to MLK

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In this correspondence, Morton S. Grossman, expressed his joy, over Dr. King's New Year's card, and enclosed a check, in support of the Civil Rights Movement. In addition, Mr. Grossman requested a note, signed by Dr. King, to add to his autograph collection.

Thursday, January 5, 1967

Letter to Dr. King

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The author of this letter writes to oppose Dr. King's view of the government being the greatest infuser of violence. The author attributes Communism as the root of violence, and asks Dr. King to consider the consequences of unfavorable criticism during such times.

Tuesday, February 6, 1968

SNCC - SCLC Alabama Staff Meeting

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Randolph Blackwell updates Andrew Young of the recent SCLC and SNCC joint meeting intended to resolve any conflicts between the two organizations and their initiatives within the state of Alabama. The mounting tension between the two civil rights organizations is attributed to the rise of Black Panther Party chapters throughout the South, a phenomenon from which SCLC intends to distance itself.

Friday, January 28, 1966

Letter from Assistant Deputy Attorney General William A. Geoghegan to MLK

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William Geoghegan, Assistant Deputy Attorney General, thanks Dr. King for his telegram recommending L. N. D. Wells, Jr. to the Fifth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals.

Wednesday, March 10, 1965

Power of Attorney

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This document appoints Chauncey Eskridge as agent and attorney for Rev. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr. in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, November 29, 1961

Letter from Martin Shepard to MLK with Citizens For Kennedy/Fulbright Pamphflet

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Dr. Martin Shepard, co-chairman of Citizens for Kennedy/Fullbright 1968, wrote this letter to Dr. King after reading the Dr. King felt Robert F. Kennedy would be the best Democratic Presidential nominee in 1968. Dr. Shepard writes that they "share the same feelings about President Johnsons and his insane war in Vietnam" and encourages Dr. King to read the enclosed pamphlet and join their efforts.

Thursday, April 27, 1967

Memo From Dora McDonald to MLK

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Miss Dora Mcdonald provides a brief summary of phone calls to Dr. King and the context of each.

Thursday, November 16, 1967

Spring Mobilization Committee Information Sheets

These information sheets concern the Spring Mobilization Committee's rally taking place within the United Nations. Topics discussed include meals, housing, and child safety.

Letter from C. R. Goulding to MLK

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C. Goulding sends an invitation on the behalf of the European Baptist Federation for Dr. King to address a large group of Baptists in Europe.

Friday, February 14, 1964

Letter from Solomon and Dorothy Zeltzer to Dr. and Mrs. King

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The Zeltzer family send warm regards and support to the King family.

Wednesday, April 26, 1967

Letter from Steve Addams to MLK

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Steve Addams writes Dr. King expressing his gratitude for Dr. King's work. Addams also offers his condolences for the death of Martin Luther King, Sr.

Friday, March 12, 1965

Letter From Joseph Livingston to MLK Regarding Receipt of Letter

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Here Joseph Livingston beckons Dr. King to confirm receipt of a letter sent in reference to what he describes as "a matter of Life and Death".

Saturday, December 2, 1967

Breadbasket and National Tea Agree

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Operation Breadbasket teams up with the National Tea Company to improve employment and business opportunities for Negroes.

Monday, December 12, 1966

People to People: Something Happening in Mississippi

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In this article for the New York Amsterdam News, Dr. King discusses the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, a group of Negroes from Mississippi who displayed the power of nonviolence by challenging the seating of the state's all-white regular Democratic delegation at the 1964 Democratic Convention.

Saturday, October 17, 1964

Telegram from MLK to Berry Gordy

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Dr. King congratulates Berry Gordy, Jr. for being awarded the Business Achievement Award from the Interracial Council for Business Opportunity.

Wednesday, April 12, 1967

Letter from James P. Dixon to MLK Requesting a Donation

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In this letter, Mr. Dixon discusses his early life, his journey to Antioch College, and requests help from Dr. King in funding the same program that put Dixon through college.

Monday, November 20, 1967

"Barnett Says JFK Aids Reds"

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In a testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee, Mississippi Governor Ross R. Barnett expresses his staunch opposition to President Kennedy's recent civil rights legislation. Governor Barnett goes as far as to associate recent Communist Party activities to the recent "racial agitation, strife, and conflict" emerging from the Civil Rights Movement.

Saturday, July 13, 1963

Letter from William S. Stein to MLK

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William Stein informs Dr. King that the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church will be contributing to SCLC.

Friday, May 6, 1966

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