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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Copeland African American Museum Collection

Collection number: UA -9-10
Scope and Contents In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Folder 7: Tallahassee Democrat, January 1985, Jan-85

 File — Box 5, Folder: 7
Collection number: Folder 7
Other Information

Articles by Margaret Leonard on prisoners, execution, babies, rape, courts, MLK, drugs, local news, and Florida Growth.

Dates: Created: Jan-85

Folder 24: Coretta King, No date

 File — Box 2, Folder: 24
Collection number: Folder 24
Scope and Contents

Partial book manuscript:

This folder is an early manuscript about Coretta Scott King. It details some of her life before and after King's death. There is a focus on who would lead the SCLC after King's death.

Dates: Created: No date

Item 3: MLK Letter, 1959-10

 Item — Item 3
Collection number: 1.2
Scope and Contents

Letter written by M. L. King to the Reverend David E. Parke accepting a speaking engagement accompanied by a photograph of King. Includes a brief biographical description of King.

Dates: 1959-10

Item 10: MLK Funeral Program, 1968-04-09

 Item — Item 10
Collection number: 10
Scope and Contents

A funeral program distributed at the memorial service held for Dr. King at Morehouse College on April 9, 1968.

Dates: 1968-04-09

Item 33: King Family Paper Dolls, 1993

 Item — Item 33
Collection number: 33
Scope and Contents

A frame containing a book titled, "Matin Luther King, Jr. and His Family Paper Dolls". Also included are a page describing the paper dolls and a page summerizing the biographical details of King's life as they are represented on each page of the book.

Dates: 1993

Item 41: Martin Luther King, Jr Church Program, c 1960's

 Item — Item 41
Collection number: 41
Scope and Contents

Autographed program from Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church with photo of Lyndon B. Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr. shaking hands after Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964.

Dates: c 1960's

Item 44: Harry Belafonte Tribute to MLK Program, 1961-01-27

 Item — Item 44
Collection number: 44
Scope and Contents

Flyer for a program honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., alongside a letter praising King written and signed by Belafante.

Dates: 1961-01-27

MLK Jr. Event, 2004-01-15

 File — Box 53, Folder: 28
Collection number: Box 53
Scope and Contents

Invitation, Email, Pamplet, Newspaper Clippings

Dates: Event: 2004-01-15

Series 1: City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

 Series — Series 1: Series 1
Collection number: 1
Scope and Contents

Series of 18 posters produced by the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Series in collaboration with the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Dates: 2021-11-18