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Letter from Kendall Bryant to MLK

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A fourth grader from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia writes Dr. King to inform him of a donation drive conducted by "Mrs. Magaziner's 4th grade class" for the rehabilitation of the 16th Street Baptist Church. The student requests a response letter from Dr. King to take back to the class.

Sunday, October 27, 1963

Letter from Joan Daves to Dora McDonald Regarding Quotes

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In this letter, Joan Daves asks Dora McDonald to show Dr. King quotes attached to the document. Joan Daves also asks that comments and reviews be passed to her respectively.

Tuesday, June 16, 1964

Letter from John Isaacson to MLK

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John Isaacson, on behalf of the Student Steering Committee for the Senior Symposia at Dartmouth College, invites Dr. King to come speak on the topic "The Critic and Government Policy."

Wednesday, June 7, 1967

Letter from Wolfgang S. Homburger to MLK

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Mr. Homburger, Assistant Director for the Institute of Transportation Studies in Berkeley, requests additional information from Dr. King before responding to his appeal for funds.

Tuesday, October 17, 1967

Letter from K. B. M. Crooks, Jr. to MLK

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K. B. M. Crooks, Jr., of the Southeast Regional Office of the National Urban League, writes to Dr. King about a letter of recommendation for Lonnie King, Jr.

Tuesday, November 7, 1967

Letter from Jesse Jackson to Negro Businessmen

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Reverend Jesse L. Jackson informs Negro Businessmen on the requirements for attending the Businessmen's Workshop sponsored by Operation Breadbasket.

Saturday, February 11, 1967

Letter to Eugene Exman from MLK

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Dr. King responds to a previous correspondence from Mr. Eugene Exman of Harper and Brothers Publishing. The content of the letter references Dr. King's discussion with Mr. Mel Arnold, regarding his sermons being transcribed into a manuscript. The sermons would eventually be compiled into what would be Dr. King's second book, "Strength to Love."

Monday, December 4, 1961

Letter from Gerald H. Anderson to MLK

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Gerald Anderson, the Academic Dean at Union Theolgical Seminary, writes Dr. King asking him to contribute to a volume of sermons for publishing.

Friday, April 10, 1964

The True Nature of Religion

Dr. King discusses the true nature of religion as both an inward and outward experience. The subject "He" is unidentified.

Letter from Jean Tisdale to MLK

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Jean Tisdale, a student at Mills College in Oakland, California, writes Dr. King and requests an account of his personal experiences concerning problems in the South and the Negro's stride toward equality.

Friday, March 30, 1962

Letter from Joan Sinkler to MLK

Joan Sinkler writes Dr. King expressing that she is disappointed with him for not mentioning "the racist and colonialist character" of the Vietnam War. Sinkler asserts that the US did not go to war to protect Hungary, Cuba or Tibet.

Letter from Dr. Nickolas W. Dick to MLK

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Dr. King expresses regret to Dr. Dick regarding his inability to participate in a series of meetings sponsored by the Conference of Mennonites in Winnipeg, Canada.

Tuesday, September 6, 1966

Royalty Statement from Joan Daves to MLK

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This document is a royalty statement from Joan Daves to Martin Luther King Jr. for his text "Stride Toward Freedom". June 14, 1967

Wednesday, June 14, 1967

Acronym: B.L.A.C.K. P.O.W.E.R.

This is a detailed acronym for the term "Black Power."

Telegram from John Moore to MLK

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John Moore questions Dr. King's Vietnam stance by suggesting that it harms the Civil Rights Movement.

Monday, April 10, 1967

Christmas Gift List of Mrs. King

This list entails those in receipt of a Christmas gift from Coretta Scott King.

Letter From David O'Brien to MLK

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In this letter, David O'Brien expresses his discord with some of Dr. King's civil rights tactics in Chicago.

Sunday, February 13, 1966

Letter From William S. Minor to MLK

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William S. Minor writes Dr. King thanking him for responding to a personal invite regarding research on racial revolution.

Tuesday, June 22, 1965

Telegram from Josephine Jones to MLK

Ms. Jones, President of the Metropolitan Community Leaders, writes to Dr. King about Albert Shanker's stance on African American education.

Postcard from the Mayor of Jerusalem to MLK

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The Mayor of Jerusalem sends Dr. King a panoramic postcard of the city.

Tuesday, January 24, 1967

Levels of Love

Dr. King outlines several levels of love, such as Christian love, utilitarianism love and romantic love.

Draft Statement of Reverend Dr. MLK Jr.

This statement, not written in Dr. King's hand, responds to Joseph Alsop's syndicated column in the New York Herald Tribune. Dr. King clarifies that SCLC has no affiliation with the Communist Party. He also states the SCLC has not continued a relationship with Jack O'Dell since he was relieved of his responsibilities.

Fleeing From God

Dr. King outlines a sermon entitled "Fleeing From God." King references the biblical scripture Jonah 1:3 as the foundation of his sermon, asserting that one cannot flee from God or His will.

Press Conference Statement on New York

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Dr. King addresses the city of New York and the problem of mounting violence. Dr. King urges the city to help take a stand by promoting social justice through nonviolence efforts and strategies.

Wednesday, July 29, 1964

Letter from A. T. Walden to MLK

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A . T. Walden writes to Dr. King congratulating him on the performance of the SCLC lead program featuring the singing and acting of Harry Belafonte. Walden continues to express his belief by stating that the Reverend fills a unique role in the American dream of brotherhood and equality.

Thursday, June 7, 1962

Letter from MLK to the Bulstrode School Children

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Dr. King thanks the school children of Bulstrode in England for their SCLC contribution by means of their daffodil sales. Outlining the current work of the SCLC, he educates the young supporters on the measures being taken to secure voting rights via "Operation Breadbasket" and "Operation Dialogue."

Friday, July 9, 1965

Notecard Written by MLK Regarding Roosevelt Day Address on "Peace"

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Here in this notecard, Dr. King provides a quote from the Roosevelt Day address concerning peace, on January 25, 1952.

Friday, January 25, 1952

Letter from William T. and Scottie Lee Ellis to MLK

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The Ellis family informs Dr. King about demonstrations in Alaska, while offering up words of gratitude for civil rights efforts in Birmingham.

Saturday, May 25, 1963

Christmas Card from Mrs. King to MLK

Mrs. King sends holiday greetings to Dr. King.

Invitation from Clarence Williams to MLK

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Clarence Williams invites Dr. King to a campaign kick-off rally sponsored by the Dallas County Independent Free Voters Organization.

Monday, September 26, 1966

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