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Address of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Draft of speech text for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking before the New York State Civil War Centennial Commission at the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City, September 12, 1962. The occasion was a dinner to commemorate the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, owned by the New York State Library. ;There is no record of who made the handwritten edits on the draft.
Identifier: NYSA_A1444-78_B1_1962_09_12_speech
Date (Original): September 12 1962
Contributor: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives. New York Civil War Centennial Commission. Office files, 1961-1964. Series A1444-78, Box 1, September 12 1962 speech.
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