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Martin Luther King, Jr., Autograph Draft from Chapter IX of His Book, Stride Toward Freedom, with Edits.... (Total: 2 Items)

2013 October 17 - 18 Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - New York #6102

 
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Martin Luther King, Jr., Autograph Draft from Chapter IX of His Book, Stride Toward Freedom, with Edits. Three pages, 8.5" x 11", on The Montgomery Improvement Association letterhead, Montgomery, n. d. [circa 1957]. Fully accomplished in King's hand, in pencil with edits made in red. In these three pages, King discusses racism found within labor organizations. Small area of light staining near the upper edge of page three. Slight toning to the edges.

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, first book, Stride Toward Freedom, is a first-hand account of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Just months after the boycott's end [December 20, 1956], King was being asked to write a book chronicling the year long struggle against Alabama's bus segregation laws, which ended with a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court finding said laws unconstitutional. In the book he discusses the racial tension in Alabama before and after the boycott and his personal beliefs in nonviolent resistance. "Stride" was published on September 17, 1958, to critical acclaim.

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