King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — other: Boxes 1-6
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Vietnam War Protest, 1952-1969; and Series 2, Domestic Protest, 1959-1969. The first series covers protests against the military draft and the Vietnam War. Series 2 consists of documents related to other protest movements.
Dates: 1952-1970; Majority of material found within 1964-1969
Scope and Contents The Junius Griffin Papers consist of a scrapbook containing the 13-part series entitled "The Deepening Crisis" that was sent to the nominating committee for the 1962 Pulitzer Prize in Journalism. The scrapbook contains newsclippings of the 13 articles that appeared in numerous nationally syndicated newspapers between July 28 and August 9, 1963. The articles document the politics of prejudice, religious and educational segregation, the economics of integration, world perceptions of slavery, and...
Dates: July 28-August 9, 1963