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Southern Christian Leadership Conference [Request for donation from SCLC]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09641.21 Author/Creator: Southern Christian Leadership Conference Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Header Record Date: May 1965 Pagination: 4 items.

Summary of Content: Four items related to the mailing list of Southern Christian Leadership Conference request for contributions. Includes correspondence and envelope from Martin Luther King Jr., regarding their efforts, list of fiscal facts pertaining to SCLC, and an contribution envelope with paid postage.

Background Information: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was founded after the Montgomery Bus protests organized by Bayard Rustin, Ella Baker, and others, including Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King took on ...a leadership role after C.K. Steel declined the presidency and recommended King as president of SCLC.See More

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil Rights MovementFinancial AidSegregationVoting RightsPovertyEducationReligion

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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