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Southern Christian Leadership Conference [Donation envelope to SCLC]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09641.21.03 Author/Creator: Southern Christian Leadership Conference Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Envelope Date: May 1965 Pagination: 1 envelope ; 9 x 15.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One pre-paid piece of mail addressed to Martin Luther King Jr., at SCLC Headquarters. Envelope contains a form to be filled out by the donor. "I am pleased to contribute to $ ____ to advance human dignity in the United States."

Background Information: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is an organization associated with Martin Luther King, Jr. (the first president) that promotes civil rights.

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

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil Rights MovementFinancial AidAfrican American HistoryRace discriminationSegregation

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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