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Southern Christian Leadership Conference [SCLC Donation Envelope, Dollars for Freedom]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09641.20 Author/Creator: Southern Christian Leadership Conference Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Envelope Date: circa 1957-1968 Pagination: 1 envelope ; 8 x 13.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One donation envelope belonging to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with a printed signature of Martin Luther King Jr., president and Ralph D. Abernathy, treasurer, dating from King's presidency, 1957-1968. Includes image of Dr. King on both sides with attached membership card.

Background Information: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is an organization associated with Martin Luther King, Jr. (the first president) that promotes civil rights.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil Rights MovementFinancial AidRace discriminationAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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