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Address to AFL-CIO New York City District 65

Dr. King speaks to the District 65 AFL-CIO to address the importance of job opportunities in the northern and southern regions of the United States. He explains that the labor movement must stay active in order to gain civil rights and equal pay for African American workers.

Telegram To Dr. King Awarding A Grant

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In this telegram to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mr. Roberts of the Contracts Branch US Office of Education informs Dr. King that his proposal entitled, "A Demonstration - Basic Adult Education Project for Urban Negroes," has been approved.

Thursday, June 29, 1967

Letter from J.Campe to MLK regarding Book Royalties

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This financial document references earnings from the Japanese editions of Dr. King's books, "Stride Towards Freedom" and "Why We Can't Wait."

Friday, May 19, 1967

Elmer Evans Advocates for Black Power

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"A white caucasian" advocates for black power, claiming that it is synonymous with sovereign power. Responding to a televised discussion on the subject of black power, Elmer Evans aims to challenge what he felt was inaccurately presented on the show.

Sunday, July 16, 1967

MLK Draft from Strength to Love: The Answer to a Perplexing Question

Here is a draft chapter from Dr. King's book "Strength to Love" in which Dr. King discusses that the casting out of evil in human lives requires "both man and God."

War

Dr. King records a quote regarding war from General Omar Bradley in 1950.

Remarks at the Lincoln Memorial

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Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice, asserts that the citizens of the US have permitted evil and racial discrimination for too long. He joins forces with those against inequality with hopes for a better lifestyle for all Americans regardless of the color of their skin.

Wednesday, August 28, 1963

Post Card to MLK from Benjamin Mays, Morehouse College

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This 1966 post card from Benjamin Mays, Morehouse College, is a thank-you note to Dr. King and "the Morehouse men" who made alumni contributions.

Monday, September 12, 1966

Letter from P. Edward Haley to MLK

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P. Haley writes to express appreciation for Dr. King's works. Haley encloses copy of letter he and his wife sent to their Congressmen commending Dr. King's ideas concerning Vietnam and the riots. The Haleys are making an effort to start a nationwide campaign by encouraging their friends to write their congressman as well.

Tuesday, August 8, 1967

Letter from the Mississippi Club to MLK

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Officials of the Mississippi Club make a contribution to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and offer a prayer for Dr. King.

Monday, January 14, 1963

Telegram from Edythe Siceluff to MLK

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Edythe Siceluff recalls her conversation with Dr. King in 1957 where they predicted he would become a prosperous world leader.

Thursday, December 17, 1964

Letter from Joseph Berke to MLK

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Joseph Berke replies to Dr. King's response to an invitation to attend the Dialectics of Liberation and shares his content with one of Dr. King's speeches on the war in Vietnam.

Tuesday, April 11, 1967

Letter from MLK to Mr. Randall Elias

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This letter is Dr. King's reply to Mr. Randall Elias's letter regarding a civil rights march from Chicago to Springfield. Dr. King writes that the SCLC is in Chicago, but is unaware of any planned civil rights march .

Thursday, December 30, 1965

Schleiermacher (What Is Revelation)

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Schleiermacher’s “Speeches on Religion.” The full title of this work is “On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers.”

Letter from Richard Bennett to MLK

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Richard Bennett requests a letter of greeting from Dr. King to be read at the Minnesota Federation of Teachers Educational Conference.

Wednesday, April 12, 1967

Letter from Joan Daves to MLK

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This letter from Ms. Daves to Dr. King features requests regarding his itinerary for his trip to England.

Tuesday, September 8, 1964

Vote No on State Question 409 – Oklahoma NAACP

Dr. King and other civil rights leaders state their opinions regarding ballot question 409, the "right to work" law. All of the civil rights leaders encourage Negro readers to vote against passing his law because it will not benefit the Negro worker.

Letter from Sonja Lid Larssen and Lars Andr. Larssen to MLK

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The Fredskontoret (Peace Bureau) of Norway congratulates Dr. King on his being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and requests that he presents for the inhabitants of Stavanger. The authors detail four reasons why he should accept this invitation, with one including a public meeting concerning nonviolence.

Thursday, October 22, 1964

Comment On Proposed Resolution: Ending Racism in the Democratic Party

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On October 9th, 1964, the Democratic National Convention adopted a resolution ending racial discrimination in Party membership.

Friday, October 9, 1964

Letter from Barbara Austin to SCLC

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Mrs. Austin writes the SCLC concerning Dr. King's views on Vietnam. She encloses a contribution to the organization because of Dr. King's courage to speak out against the war.

Monday, June 26, 1967

Letter from MLK to Dr. Wachman

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Dr. King informs Dr. Wachman, that due to his extremely busy schedule and his particular attention to the South, he will not be able to accept an invitation to speak at Lincoln University.

Wednesday, September 18, 1963

How Much Head Start for Mississippi's Children?

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Kay Longcope describes the current status of the Child Development Group of Mississippi following the decision to pull funding for the program made by the Office of Economic Opportunity.

Tuesday, November 1, 1966

Letter from Bent Ostergaard to MLK

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Bent Ostergaard, a member of Amnesty International, informs Dr. King that his receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize served as a great pleasure for the Danish people. The Danish section of Amnesty International requests Dr. King's appearance during his travel to Europe. Mr. Ostergaard notifies Dr. King that his expenses will be covered and they would like to give him a tour of the public institutions in Denmark.

Tuesday, April 20, 1965

Telegram from B. Hicks to Herbert Coulton

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B. Hicks telegrams Herbert Coulton stating that he will pay for his transportation and expenses during his visit.

Tuesday, August 3, 1965

Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Walters to MLK

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Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Walters of Stone Mountain, Georgia congratulate Dr. King on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.

Tuesday, February 2, 1965

Handwritten Notecard Regarding "Patripassianism"

Dr. King outlines "Patripassianism" .This is an example of one of the many notecards Dr. King kept in a cardboard filing box for reference to quotations, ideas, books and other publications, definitions, and bible verses.

Freud

Dr. King draws an analogy between Columbus and Dr. Sigmund Freud in that each discovered a "continent."

Letter from MLK to Rev. C. B. Wilson

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Dr. King conveys gratitude to Rev. C. B. Wilson of Southern Baptist Church for a contribution to SCLC. King explains the increasing expenses of the Civil Rights Movement at a time when liberals are redirecting their attention to the peace issue.

Wednesday, June 1, 1966

God

Dr. King writes about God, according to Isaiah 31:3.

Response Letter from Dr. King to Irene Kohlmeyer

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Dr. King is responding to Iren Kohlmeyer's request to rebroadcast the transcripiton of the address at John Hopkins University. Dr. King gladly informs Kohlmeyer that permission is granted to do the rebroadcast.

Tuesday, December 13, 1966

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