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MLK Note Card - "God"

On this handwritten note card, entitled, simply, "God," Dr. King evokes an interpretation that would suggest the reverse of existentialism (existence before essence).

Citizens Crusade Against Poverty Project Summary

Citizens Crusade Against Poverty summarizes a nationwide project focused on eradicating poverty, providing funding for education, and creating more effective ways to utilize welfare spending.

Musical Composition by C. Bosserman

This untitled musical composition by C. Bosserman alludes to the White race, urging the White race to join the human race.

MLK Note

Dr. King writes a story about a father and son waiting for a train at New York's Grand Central Station. The son is headed to college in New England and the father gives the young man some simple, yet profound advice. "Bill, never forget who you are."

Man

Dr. King interprets Psalm 90, which he explains discusses the transience of man as compared to God.

The Stresses of the White Female Worker in the Civil Rights Movement in the South

Dr. Alvin F. Poussaint describes social and psychological stresses that white female civil rights workers encounter in both their living and working conditions in the American South in the 1960's.

MLK Press Conference Regarding Telegram to President Johnson

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Dr. King discusses the social destruction of riots, the high rates of unemployment, and the importance of nonviolence.

Monday, July 24, 1967

SCLC North Carolina Field Report

Golden Frinks, a SCLC field secretary who represented the New Bern, North Carolina chapter, releases a field report. This report discusses the SCLC Action Program in North Carolina, and includes a monthly overview of the SCLC's contributions.

Citation for MLK

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This document contains the passage read on the occasion of the conferral of an honorary doctoral degree from University of Bridgeport to Dr. King.

Sunday, June 4, 1961

Statement by Floyd McKissick

This is information sheet is about the National Director of CORE, Floyd McKissick's statement on the Vietnam's War. In addition to other topics, he is scheduled to discuss the immorality of the conflict by drawing "parallels between self determination for the people of Vietnam and the quest for equality for Black Americans."

Cooperative Production System

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G. C. Szmak provides information regarding the problems of labor management, as well as the causes and reasons for the degeneration of the wage compensation method.

Thursday, November 5, 1953

Inter-Faith Mass Meeting

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This program is for an Inter-Faith Mass Meeting that was co-sponsored by Mt. Zion Baptist Church and Zion Baptist Church. The meeting took place on June 11, 1967 and features Dr. King as the speaker.

Sunday, June 11, 1967

Reason

Dr. King quotes Edgar S. Brightman's "The Finding of God."

SCLC News Release

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference issues a new release stating Dr. King's demands that the Department of Justice act immediately to halt brutal treatment and intimidation of Negro school children and parents in the State of Mississippi. Dr. King cites several violent and near violent incidents that have occurred in Mississippi during the month of October.

MLK Drafted as a Presidential Candidate Announcement

The Peoples Committee of America drafts Dr. King as their candidate for the 1968 Presidential Election.

List of Messages to MLK

A list of messages including names, dates, and organizations intended for Dr. King, soliciting his response.

Belafonte

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This program details a 1961 Harry Belafonte concert sponsored by the SCLC.

Wednesday, September 27, 1961

List of Persons to Meet Governor Rockefeller

This document is a copy of the list of people who are scheduled to meet Governor Nelson Rockefeller.

Chicago Housing Discrimination Complaint

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This official complaint to the Illinois Department of Registration and Education references a particular instance of housing discrimination that took place at the Houser Real Estate office.

Friday, April 29, 1966

Nature and Perception

Dr. King discusses his philosophical perspective on perception and nature.

The Word of God

Dr. King references Karl Barth on the "word of God."

Foreword of "The Power of Nonviolence"

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This is a copy of a foreword written by Dr. King to Richard Gregg's "The Power of Nonviolence."

Thursday, January 1, 1959

The Weaknesses of Liberal Theology

In this paper from his Crozer Seminary days, Dr. King discusses his thoughts regarding liberal theology, which he thinks is the most logical theology that exists. There are weaknesses, however, one being that it often loses itself in higher criticism.

Urban Training for Christian Mission Board of Directors Meeting

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This agenda report lists activities for the Urban Training Center's Board of Directors meeting held on June 1, 1967.

Thursday, June 1, 1967

Faith

Dr. King agrees with Justin Martyr on faith and rationality.

"We're Here Because We're Tired"

Civil rights leader Andrew Young expresses the collective frustration of the African-American community concerning employment discrimination, housing segregation, and the welfare system.

Note card-Dr.King

On this notecard, Dr. King outlines Herbet Spencer's views on religion. 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.

God

Dr. King uses a series of scriptures from the Book of Psalms and I Chronicles to show God's abiding love and faithfulness.

Flight Schedule for Coretta Scott King and Party

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The Henderson Travel Service provides a detailed schedule of suggested flights for Coretta Scott King and others traveling to witness Dr. King receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

Tuesday, December 1, 1964

SCLC 10th Anniversary Flyer

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The flyer highlights the 10th anniversary of the SCLC and outlines the speakers and events which will take place.

Wednesday, August 16, 1967

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