Martin Luther King Jr. at Arizona State University
Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech entitled "Religious Witness for Human Dignity" presented at Goodwin Stadium, Arizona State University on June 3, 1964. Introduction by ASU President G. Homer Durham. This recording is followed by a brief recording of King's remarks to NAACP supporters at the Tanner AME Church in Phoenix earlier in the same day. Related photographs and correspondence of President Durham are included.
- 2 English
- 1 audio/mpeg
- 2 Public
- 2 King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
- 1 African Americans -- Civil Rights -- Arizona.
- 1 African Methodist Episcopal Church -- Phoenix (Ariz.) -- History.
- 1 Durham, G. Homer (George Homer), 1911-1985.
- 1 Harvill, Richard Anderson, 1905-
- 1 National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People -- Arizona -- History.
- 1 Ragsdale, Lincoln Johnson, 1926-1995.
Selected correspondence from two files of ASU President G. Homer Durham's papers regarding planning for and reaction to Dr. King's visit to ASU. Especially noteworthy is President Durham's June 4, 1964 letter to John G. Babbitt, President of the Arizona Board of Regents providing details about how the event was organized and his perceptions of Dr. King's presentation. On June 9th President Harvill of the University of Arizona wrote with a message of support and acknowledgement of King's previous appearances at that institution.
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech, recorded by Lincoln Ragsdale, at Goodwin Stadium, Arizona State University, June 3, 1964. The recording includes a brief talk with Arizona NAACP supporters at the Tanner Chapel AME Church in Phoenix earlier the same day (48:25). That recording begins with introductions in progress. A transcript of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speech by Kristen LaRue, Department of English, Arizona State University.
- LaRue, Kristen
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