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Sunday, 20th January 2008

A Collection of Materials About Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

A Collection of Materials About Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

+ Portrait of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
From the National Archives and Records Administration.

+ MLK Biography (Biography Channel)

+ Resources from The King Center, Atlanta, Georgia
++ The Meaning of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday by Coretta Scott King
++ Martin Luther King, Jr.Speaks About Service (Audio and Video of a 1968 sermon)
++ Complete Transcript of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Conspiracy Trial
++ Chronology
++ Biographical Outline of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
++ Biographical Info of Coretta Scott King

+ Martin Luther King Encyclopedia (via Stanford University)

+ Digitized: Official March on Washington Program (via NARA)

This program listed the events scheduled at the Lincoln Memorial during the August 28, 1963.

+ Listen and Read the Text Transcript: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream" Address (via History and Politics Out Loud, Michigan State University)
++ Additional Audio from HPOL

+ The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University
++ Search papers
++ Bibliography
++ Chronologies
Includes and interactive chronology.
++ Frequently Requested Documents and Audio Clips
++ NEW: Volume of King's Papers Forthcoming (Vol. 6)

+ Martin Luther King, Jr. Newspaper Archive
Over 50,000 full text and full image newspaper articles about the life and work of Dr. King. Access to the database and its contents is free. Registration or subscription are not required to access the material.

+ MLK Day Resources (via Infoplease.com)
+ History of the Holiday
+ Biography of Martin Luther King
+ Civil Disobedience
+ King Assassination Conspiracy Theories
+ The March on Washington
+ Excerpt from the "I Have a Dream" Speech
+ Martin Luther King Speeches
+ Quotes from Martin Luther King

+ Timelines: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Civil Rights Movement (via Infoplease.com)

+ Biographies: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King (via Gale)

+ Voices of Civil Rights Online Exhibition (via Library of Congress)

The exhibition Voices of Civil Rights documents events during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. This exhibition draws
from the thousands of personal stories, oral histories, and photographs collected by the "Voices of Civil Rights" project, a collaborative effort of AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and the Library of Congress, and marks the arrival of these materials in the Library's collection.

+ Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers (via National Archives and Records Administration)

+ We Shall Overcome, Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement (via National Park Service
Online exhibition.

+ Full Image: National Day of Mourning for Martin Luther King, Jr. (via NARA)

Presidential Proclamation 3839 of April 5, 1968, by President Lyndon B. Johnson designating Sunday, April 7, 1968, as a day of national mourning for Martin Luther King, Jr., 04/05/1968 (Page 1 of 2); ARC Identifier: 299993; General Records of the United States Government, 1778 - 1992; Record Group 11; National Archives.

+ Nobel Peace Prize Materials (via NobelPrize.org)
++ Presentation Speech Gunnar Jahn*, Chairman of the Nobel Committee, 1964
++ MLK's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
December 10, 1964
++ Transcript of MLK's Nobel Lecture
December 11, 1964

+ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Selected Bibliography (via Chicago Public Library)

+ Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement Resources (The Seattle Times)

+ Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site (via National Park Service)

+ CNN Student News One-Sheet: Martin Luther King Jr. (via CNN)


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