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Martin Luther King Jr., head and shoulder, grasping front of podium
3-26-1964
Martin Luther King Jr. at a press conference at the Capitol, Washington
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Mayor Wagner greets Dr. & Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. at City Hall
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., half-length portrait, facing front
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Gracie Mansion, Rev. Martin Luther King press conference
7-30-1964
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Dr. Martin Luther King showing his medallion received from Mayor Wagner
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Martin Luther King, Jr. at freedom rally, Washington Temple Church
Martin Luther King, Jr., half-length portrait, facing left, with left arm raised, at freedom rally, Washington Temple Church
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Seated on speakers' platform at May 17 Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C.
5-17-1957
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Dr. & Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., during a press conference
11-6-1964
Rev. Martin Luther King, head-and-shoulders portrait, seated, facing front, hands extended upward, during a press conference
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1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.
8-28-1963
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interrracial Justice, in a crowd
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, standing, facing right
4-27-1960
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Martin Luther King, Jr., three head-and-shoulders portraits, facing left
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Rabbi Abraham Heschel presenting Judaism and World Peace award to Martin Luther King, Jr.
12-7-1965
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Martin Luther King and Malcolm X waiting for press conference
3-26-1964
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The American Negro
1-1-1906
Booker T. Washington's address entitled The American Negro, was first given at the Atlanta Exposition on September 18, 1895. This recording is from a Columbia Gramophone Company cylinder dated 1906. Booker T. Washington was Principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama, and delivered this speech at the opening of the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia on September 18, 1895. Washington speaks on the improvement of race relations and conditions in the South.


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Martin Luther King at Ghandi Society of Human Rights
5-17-1962
King opens by using Henry David Thoreau to discuss nonviolence as part of the American tradition. He touches on jailed freedom riders, Abraham Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation, segregation, and John F. Kennedy.


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Lawyer and author Ralph Nader at District of Columbia Bar Association
1-1-1700
Ralph Nader gives a talk on big business and the business lawyer. Nader says that lawyers are not only responsible to their clients, but to the public as well. In particular, he discusses the relationship between sanctions and the battle to regulate automobile safety. He also wonders why large law firms are not subject to greater scrutiny.


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Meeting of the United States Student Press Association with Ralph Nader
2-15-1969
Ralph Nader continues answering questions from the audience. Topics include cigarettes and smoking, advertising, anti-ballistic missiles, economics as a profession, anti-trust work, Congress, student activism, taxes and profits, General Motors, pollution, and the law profession.


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Marcus Garvey Outlines the Principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association
7-1-1921
Marcus Garvey outlines the principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, which he founded. Speech given upon his return to the United States.


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Marcus Garvey Explains the Objectives of the Universal Negro Improvement Association
1-1-1921
Explanation of the objectives of the Universal Negro Improvement Association.


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A Two Part Program on James Baldwin
1-27-1967
A two part program on James Baldwin's, "Another Country." The narrator begins by giving a biographical account of James Baldwin's life, followed by speaking of his writing, both essay and novel. He then goes on to discuss "Another Country," beginning with a summary of the story's plot and characters.


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Talk at joint meeting of Franciscan Fraters of Old Mission Santa Barbara and the Catholic Human Relations Council of Santa Barbara [sound recording]
3-12-1965
Remarks made by Dorothy Day at the joint meeting. Topics include Day's firsthand experiences with the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and Alabama, Oakland's House of Hospitality and Brother Antoninus, unemployment solutions, and organizing migrant workers. There is also a lengthy description of her 1962 trip to Cuba


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