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Speech, January 15, 1979, Address on the occasion of the birthday celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., Shaw Air Force Base

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Creator:Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985
Title:Speech, January 15, 1979, Address on the occasion of the birthday celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., Shaw Air Force Base
Date:1979 Jan. 15, 2008
Description:

Seven pages of a typewritten speech with handwritten notes dated January 15, 1979 that commemorates the achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the anniversary of his birth. The speech begins with an excerpt from a poem by William Herbert Carruth, heralds the achivements of King, and pledges thanks for his civil rights work. The speech proposes the expression of gratitude to King by helping the poor, voting for political candidates that prove sensitive to the needs of all Americans, and securing the growth of quality education and fair employment for all. The speech ends with a list of ways in which African Americans were discriminated against prior to the Civil Rights Movement.

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Local identification number: pnh7901

Types:Text
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Carruth, William Herbert, 1859-1924 | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Carter, Jimmy, 1924- | Speeches, addresses, etc. | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Birth | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Anniversaries, etc. | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Social conditions--To 1964 | African Americans--Segregation--United States | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | Gratitude--United States | African Americans--Education--United States | African Americans--Suffrage--United States | Discrimination in employment--United States | Discrimination in public accommodations--United States | Poverty--South Carolina | Poor--South Carolina
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina University Libraries Digital Collections
Contributors:South Carolina Political Collections | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Online Publisher:Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Library Digital Collections | 2008
Original Material:

Folder: Newman, Speeches, 1957-1984 & n.d., Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

Rights and Usage:

Digital image copyright 2008, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,2380