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[13 June 1937] - To Martin Luther King, Sr.
1 April 1939 - In Memoriam
18 January 1940 - To Martin Luther King, Sr.
24 January 1940 - To Martin Luther King, Sr.
20 June 1940 - To Alberta Williams King
23 June 1940 - To Martin Luther King, Sr.
[May 1944] - “The Negro and the Constitution”
11 June 1944 - To Alberta Williams King
15 June 1944 - To Martin Luther King, Sr.
18 June 1944 - To Alberta Williams King
5 August 1944 - To Alberta Williams King
30 August 1944 - To Alberta Williams King
6 August 1946 - "Kick Up Dust," Letter to the Editor, Atlanta Constitution
January-February 1947 - “The Purpose of Education”
27 October 1947 - To Crozer Theological Seminary
29 October 1947 - From Charles E. Batten
[25 September 1946 - 31 January 1948?] - Ritual
[February 1948] - Application for Admission to Crozer Theological Seminary
4 February 1948 - Certification of Minister’s License for Martin Luther King, Jr.
25 February 1948 - Lucius M. Tobin to Charles E. Batten
28 February 1948 - Benjamin Elijah Mays to Charles E. Batten
5 March 1948 - Martin Luther King, Sr., to Charles E. Batten
9 March 1948 - Phoebe Burney to Charles E. Batten
12 March 1948 - George D. Kelsey to Charles E. Batten
23 March 1948 - Charles E. Batten’s Notes on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Academic Record at Morehouse College
23 March 1948 - Brailsford R. Brazeal to Charles E. Batten
30 September 1948 - To Alberta Williams King
[14 September - 24 November 1948] - “Light on the Old Testament from the Ancient Near East”
[14 September - 24 November 1948] - “Preaching Ministry”
[29 November 1949 - 15 February 1950] - Examination Answers, Christian Theology for Today
[29 November 1949 - 15 February 1950] - Six Talks Based on Beliefs That Matter by William Adams Brown
[29 November 1949 - 15 February 1950] - “The Humanity and Divinity of Jesus”
[29 November 1949 - 15 February 1950] - “The Influence of the Mystery Religions on Christianity”
20 July 1950 - Statement on Behalf of Ernest Nichols
30 September 1950 - To Sankey L. Blanton
[12 September - 22 November 1950] - “An Autobiography of Religious Development”
[12 September - 22 November 1950] - Book Review of Personality, Its Study and Hygiene by Winifred V. Richmond
30 November 1950 - “Martin L. King,” by Charles E. Batten
[September - December 1950] - Crozer Theological Seminary Field Work Department: Rating Sheet for King by William Gardner
[September - December 1950] - Fragment of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Application to Boston University
4 February 1951 - Crozer Theological Seminary Placement Committee Confidential Evaluation of Martin Luther King, Jr.,
9 February 1951 - The Origin of Religion in the Race
6 March 1951 - Graduate Record Examination Scores for Martin Luther King, Jr.
28 March 1951 - A Conception and Impression of Religion Drawn from Dr. Brightman’s Book
[27 April 1951] - “Religion’s Answer to the Problem of Evil”
[20 February - 4 May 1951] - “Jacques Maritain”
[20 February - 4 May 1951] - “War and Pacifism”
10 May 1951 - Alberta Williams King to Charles E. Batten
2 January 1952 - “Karl Barth’s Conception of God”
[13 September 1951 - 15 January 1952] - “Contemporary Continental Theology”
[18 July 1952] - To Coretta Scott
18 July 1952 - To Coretta Scott
18 November 1952 - From W. T. Handy, Jr.
[28 December 1952] - After Christmas, What?
23 June 1953 - From Charles E. Batten
9 August 1953 - “Communism’s Challenge to Christianity”
1 December 1953 - To George W. Davis
7 December 1953 - From George W. Davis
[24 January 1954] - “The Dimensions of a Complete Life,” Sermon at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
28 February 1954 - Rediscovering Lost Values**
14 April 1954 - To Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
[2 May 1954] - Acceptance Address at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
3 August 1954 - From Nannie H. Burroughs
[September 1954] - Notes, Speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. at Women’s Auxiliary Convention, 9/9/1954
21 September 1954 - From Nannie H. Burroughs
[November 1954] - “Beyond Condemnation,” Sermon at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
26 February 1955 - First Reader’s Report, by L. Harold DeWolf
21 July 1955 - From J. Pius Barbour
1 December 1955 - Arrest report for Rosa Parks
2 December 1955 - Leaflet, “Don’t Ride the Bus,” Come to a Mass Meeting on 5 December
5 December 1955 - Minutes of Montgomery Improvement Association Founding Meeting, by U.J. Fields
5 December 1955 - MIA Mass Meeting at Holt Street Baptist Church
8 December 1955 - Montgomery Improvement Association Resolution
8 December 1955 - To the National City Lines, Inc.
12 December 1955 - Tell It To Old Grandma
25 December 1955 - “To the Montgomery Public”
27 December 1955 - To Archibald James Carey, Jr.
[1 January 1956] - “Our God Is Able”
4 January 1956 - To J. Edgar Hoover from Special Agent in Charge
26 January 1956 - Complaint of City of Montgomery Against Martin Luther King, Jr.
31 January 1956 - “Blast Rocks Residence of Bus Boycott Leader,” by Joe Azbell
9 February 1956 - Telegram from AFL-CIO to Eisenhower
21 February 1956 - Indictment, State of Alabama v. M. L. King, Jr.
22 February 1956 - From Ralph J. Bunche
24 February 1956 - From Ella J. Baker
14 March 1956 - From Allan Knight Chalmers
16 March 1956 - From Homer Alexander Jack
[18 March 1956] - “When Peace Becomes Obnoxious,” Outline
21 March 1956 - From William Stuart Nelson
[22 March 1956] - Reactions to Conviction
22 March 1956 - From Frank L. Stanley
23 March 1956 - From Samuel DuBois Cook
29 March 1956 - “When Peace Becomes Obnoxious,” Sermon Delivered on 18 March 1956
2 April 1956 - From Richard Bartlett Gregg
20 April 1956 - From Charles C. Diggs, Jr.
[23 April 1956] - From James P. Coleman
[24 April 1956] - To James P. Coleman
18 May 1956 - “Mother’s Day in Montgomery,” by Almena Lomax
4 June 1956 - From Helen M. Hiller
7 June 1956 - Montgomery Improvement Association Newsletter
[23 July 1956] - “Non-Aggression Procedures to Interracial Harmony”
30 July 1956 - From Septima Poinsette Clark
11 August 1956 - “The Birth of a New Age,” Address Delivered at the 50th Anniversary of Alpha Phi Alpha in Buffalo
4 November 1956 - “Paul’s Letter to American Christians"**
[14 November 1956] - Address to MIA Mass Meeting at Holt Street Baptist Church
5 December 1956 - To Dorothy S. Bowles
[15 December 1956] - “Desegregation and the Future”
19 December 1956 - “Integrated Bus Suggestions”
19 December 1956 - From William Holmes Borders
20 December 1956 - Statement on Ending the Bus Boycott
23 December 1956 - From Bayard Rustin
27 December 1956 - From Homer Alexander Jack
4 January 1957 - From A. Philip Randolph
11 January 1957 - From Maxwell M. Rabb
28 January 1957 - “King Says Vision Told Him to Lead Integration Forces”
14 February 1957 - Valentine’s Day Telegram to Coretta King
14 February 1957 - To Dwight D. Eisenhower
[6 March 1957] - Interview with Etta Moten Barnett
6 April 1957 - From William Holmes Borders
[7 April 1957] - “The Birth of a New Nation,” Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
[14 April 1957] - Garden of Gethsemane, Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
[21 April 1957] - Questions That Easter Answers, Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
10 May 1957 - From Bayard Rustin
17 May 1957 - “Give Us the Ballot,” Address at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom**
[11 August 1957] - “Conquering Self-Centeredness,” Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
September 1957 - “Advice for Living”
2 September 1957 - “A Look to the Future,” Address Delivered at Highlander Folk School
9 September 1957 - Telegram from King to President Eisenhower Urging Action in Little Rock
23 September 1957 - Report on Little Rock
25 September 1957 - To Dwight D. Eisenhower
26 September 1957 - Telegram from King to Dwight D. Eisenhower
26 September 1957 - “Dr. King Asks Non-Violence In Little Rock School Crisis”
October 1957 - “Advice for Living”
7 October 1957 - From Dwight D. Eisenhower
18 October 1957 - From Joan Daves
28 October 1957 - To Chester Bowles
November 1957 - “Advice for Living”
8 November 1957 - Letter to Ambassador Chester Bowles
17 November 1957 - “Loving Your Enemies,” Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church**
December 1957 - “Advice for Living”
1 December 1957 - The Montgomery Story Comic Book
[4 December 1957] - The Christian Way of Life in Human Relations
5 December 1957 - “Some Things We Must Do,” Address Delivered at the 2nd Annual Institute on Nonviolence
January 1958 - “Advice for Living”
30 January 1958 - “His Influence Speaks to World Conscience”
February 1958 - “Advice for Living”
4 February 1958 - To the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
26 February 1958 - From Harry Belafonte
March 1958 - “Advice for Living”
21 March 1958 - From Hermine I. Popper
25 March 1958 - To Charles C. Diggs
April 1958 - “Advice for Living”
May 1958 - “Advice for Living”
June 1958 - “Advice for Living”
25 June 1958 - Interview by Mike Wallace
1 July 1958 - To Daisy Bates
July 1958 - “Advice for Living”
August 1958 - “Advice for Living”
1 September 1958 - “My Pilgrimage to Nonviolence”
September 1958 - “Advice for Living”
15 September 1958 - Anonymous KKK Letter
21 September 1958 - From Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
23 September 1958 - From A.J. Muste
23 September 1958 - From Benjamin Elijah Mays
30 September 1958 - Statement Issued from Harlem Hospital
October 1958 - “Advice for Living”
14 October 1958 - From Anne Braden
17 October 1958 - From George W. Davis
[24 October 1958] - Statement Upon Return to Montgomery
28 October 1958 - From Joachim Prinz
November 1958 - “Advice for Living”
8 November 1958 - To George W. Davis
December 1958 - “Advice for Living”
27 December 1958 - From G. Ramachandran
1 January 1959 - A Petition for Integrated Schools to the President and the Congress of the United States
1 January 1959 - Anonymous Letter Threatening King’s Life
1 February 1959 - “The Negro is Part of That Huge Community Who Seek New Freedom in Every Area of Life”
[1959] - Account by Lawrence Dunbar Reddick of Press Conference in new Delhi on 10 February 1959
[9 March 1959] - Farewell Statement for All India Radio
10 March 1959 - James E. Bristol to Corinne B. Johnson
18 March 1959 - Statement upon Return from India
[22 March 1959] - Palm Sunday Sermon on Mohandas K. Gandhi, Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
29 March 1959 - A Walk Through the Holy Land, Easter Sunday Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
[April 1959] - Notes by Lawrence Dunbar Reddick on SCLC Administrative Committee Meetings on 2 and 3 April 1959
3 April 1959 - To John Lee Tilley
13 May 1959 - Remarks Delivered at Africa Freedom Dinner at Atlanta University
[2 June 1959] - “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution,” Address at Morehouse College Commencement
July 1959 - “My Trip to the Land of Gandhi”
21 July 1959 - To Deolinda Rodrigues
7 August 1959 - My Call to the Ministry
23 September 1959 - From Anne Braden
October 1959 - “The Social Organization of Nonviolence”
7 October 1959 - To Anne Braden
17 November 1959 - From Ebenezer Baptist Church
[29 November 1959] - Draft, Resignation from Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
1 December 1959 - SCLC Press Release, “Dr. King Leaves Montgomery for Atlanta”
21 December 1959 - To Deolinda Rodrigues
[1960] - The Meaning of the Sit-Ins
[31 January 1960] - Address Delivered during “A Salute to Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King” at Dexter Ave. Baptist Church
16 February 1960 - “A Creative Protest”
[March 1960] - SNCC Announcement, Youth Leadership Meeting, Shaw University
23 March 1960 - Letter From Ella Baker to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Abernathy
24 March 1960 - To Claude Barnett
26 March 1960 - To Dwight D. Eisenhower
5 April 1960 - Press Release, SNCC on Voting Rights
13 April 1960 - “Pilgrimage to Nonviolence”
15 April 1960 - “Statement to the Press at the Beginning of the Youth Leadership Conference”
16 April 1960 - Photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. and members of SNCC
[17 April 1960] - Recommendations of the Findings and Recommendations Committee
18 April 1960 - To Allan Knight Chalmers
19 April 1960 - Letter to To Harry S. Truman
23 April 1960 - To Benjamin J. Davis
27 April 1960 - “Suffering and Faith”
May 1960 - “The Burning Truth in the South”
[26 May 1960] - From James Baldwin
June 1960 - The Student Voice
[17 June 1960] - SNCC Letter to Martin Luther King
7 July 1960 - Statement by SNCC to the National Democratic Convention
18 August 1960 - Press release, SNCC Warns Nixon
25 September 1960 - The Negro and the American Dream
19 October 1960 - Draft Statement to Judge James E. Webb
20 October 1960 - Letter to Fellow Students
21 October 1960 - “Press Release from Dr. King (Inside Fulton County Jail)”
22 October 1960 - "The Sitdowns" - Richmond News Leader
[19 October–23 October 1960] - To Female Inmates
26 October 1960 - From the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
[26 October 1960] - To Coretta Scott King
[27 October 1960] - Interview after Release from Georgia State Prison at Reidsville
1 November 1960 - Statement on Presidential Endorsement
2 November 1960 - Telegram from A. Philip Randolph
[26 November 1960] - Debate with James J. Kilpatrick on “The Nation’s Future”
28 November 1960 - From Lyndon B. Johnson
[December 1960] - Announcement, Christmas Shopping Withholding Campaign
December 1960 - “A Talk with Martin Luther King”
16 December 1960 - To Samuel L. Spear
30 December 1960 - Letter From Charles McDew to Martin Luther King, Jr.
5 February 1961 - SNCC Meeting Minutes
18 February 1961 - Press release for drive against job discrimination
26 April 1961 - Letter from James Farmer to President John F. Kennedy
26 April 1961 - Freedom Ride, 1961 Participants
17 May 1961 - Statement of Charles Anthony Person
18 May 1961 - Press Release, ‘’Dr. King Calls for A Stepped Up Assault on Foes of Integration’’
23 May 1961 - SNCC Telegram to John F. (John Fitzgerald) Kennedy
26 May 1961 - Report on Meeting of the Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee
9 June 1961 - ‘’The American Dream,’’ Commencement address at Lincoln University
9 July 1961 - Letter to Chairman of the Civil Rights Division
9 July 1961 - Letter to John F. (John Fitzgerald) Kennedy
September 1961 - This Is SNCC
1 December 1961 - The Student Voice
12 December 1961 - Telegram to Robert F. Kennedy
12 February 1962 - “If the Negro Wins, Labor Wins”
22 March 1963 - SNCC Newsletter Vol. 1, no. 14 & 15
[26 March 1962] - Press Release, Trial of SNCC Freedom Riders
[29 April 1962] - SNCC Constitution
8 September 1962 - “Negro Youth’s New March on Dixie”
11 September 1962 - Telegram to John F. (John Fitzgerald) Kennedy
16 September 1962 - “Levels of Love,” Sermon Delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church
28 September 1962 - Telegram from James Farmer to John F. Kennedy
30 September 1962 - “Can a Christian Be a Communist?” Sermon Delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church
6 October 1962 - Telegram to John F. (John Fitzgerald) Kennedy
25 March 1963 - Letter to Martin Luther King, Jr.
16 April 1963 - “Letter From Birmingham Jail”
23 June 1963 - Speech at the Great March on Detroit**
11 July 1963 - Letter from Clarence Jones to A. Philip Randolph
27 July 1963 - SNCC Letter to Lee C. White
[August 1963] - History, Program, Structure and Leadership
31 July 1963 - Letter from Malcolm X to King
1 August 1963 - March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Announcement
28 August 1963 - I Have a Dream, Address at March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom**
28 August 1963 - Press release, SNCC Text of speech to be delivered at Lincoln Memorial
18 September 1963 - Eulogy for the Martyred Children**
[1964] - A Chronology of Violence and Intimidation in Mississippi
1 January 1964 - Brochure created by the Council of Federated Organizations
3 February 1964 - The Student Voice February 1964
11 April 1964 - Letter From John Lewis to King
11 June 1964 - SNCC Executive Meeting Minutes
23 June 1964 - Letter to King Expressing Concerns About Communist Ties
30 June 1964 - Telegram from Malcolm X
23 September 1964 - Letter Defending Highlander Folk School
[October 1964] - Two Radio Announcements on the Importance of Registering to Vote
17 October 1964 - Telegram from Edward Kennedy
6 November 1964 - Thanksgiving Fast for Freedom
10 December 1964 - Acceptance Speech at Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony**
26 February 1965 - Telegram from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Betty al-Shabazz
28 February 1965 - Political Action Statement: Martin Luther King, Jr. at Communist Training School
7 March 1965 - Report, Selma to Montgomery March
25 March 1965 - Address at the Conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery March**
4 July 1965 - “The American Dream"**
5 August 1965 - Telegram from the President’s Assistant
12 August 1965 - Statement by King at the S.C.L.C. Convention
7 October 1965 - Address at the Illinois State Convention of the AFL-CIO
4 November 1965 - Telegram from King to Fred Shuttlesworth, Jr
5 June 1966 - “Guidelines for a Constructive Church"**
19 September 1966 - Telegram to Cesar Chavez
2 April 1967 - Letter from Jay H. Cerf to King and King’s response to Cerf
4 April 1967 - Beyond Vietnam**
4 April 1967 - Question and Answer Period Following Beyond Vietnam Speech
7 April 1967 - New York Times: "Dr. King's Error"
9 April 1967 - “The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life"**
11 June 1967 - “A Knock at Midnight"**
13 June 1967 - Telegram from King to Thurgood Marshall
16 August 1967 - “Where Do We Go From Here?,” Delivered at the 11th Annual SCLC Convention
27 August 1967 - “Why Jesus Called A Man A Fool"**
4 February 1968 - “The Drum Major Instinct"**
3 March 1968 - “Unfulfilled Dreams"**
18 March 1968 - Address at Mass meeting at the Bishop Charles Mason Temple
31 March 1968 - “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution"**
3 April 1968 - I’ve Been to the Mountaintop
8 April 1968 - Guidelines for the March
1 May 1968 - Poor People’s Campaign Flyer
19 June 1970 - William Porter Interviews John Lewis
29 March 1982 - Clayborne Carson Interviews Bob Moses

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