Library Resources: Martin Luther King, Jr.





African-American Orators: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook / edited by Richard W. Leeman.  Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.  Chapter: “Martin Luther King, Jr.”

REFERENCE                         E185.96 .A447 1996


Against The Vietnam War: Writings By Activists / edited by Mary Susannah Robbins.  Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007.  Rev. Ed.  Chapter: “Martin Luther King, Jr.”

DS559.62.U6 A35 2007


An Album Of Martin Luther King, Jr., By Jeanne A. Rowe.  New York, F. Watts [1970].

OVERSIZED                          E185.97.K5 R6   


An American Death; The True Story Of The Assassination Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And The Greatest Manhunt Of Our Time.  Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1972.

E185.97.K5 F7 


At Canaan's Edge: America In The King Years, 1965-68 / Taylor Branch.  New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006.

E185.615 .B67 2006


Autobiography Of A People: Three Centuries Of African American History Told By Those Who Lived It / [edited by] Herb Boyd.  New York : Doubleday, 2000.  Part IV: “To Die for the People: Martin Luther King, Jr.”

E185 .A97 2000


Bearing The Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., And The Southern Christian Leadership Conference / David J. Garrow.  New York : Quill, C1999.

E185.97.K5 G36 1999 


Debating The Kennedy Presidency / James N. Giglio and Stephen G. Rabe.  Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2003.  Document 6: Martin Luther King Jr.: "It's a Difficult Thing to Teach a President".

E841 .G538 2003  


Decker's Patterns Of Exposition 13 / [edited by] Randall E. Decker, Robert A. Schwegler.  New York : HarperCollins, c1992.  Chapter 11: Using Patterns for Argument: “Letter from Birmingham Jail” / Martin Luther King, Jr..

PE1417 .P386 1992


The Declaration Of Independence: Origins And Impact / Scott Douglas Gerber, editor.  Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2002.  Chapter: “Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X interpret the Declaration of Independence.”

E221 .D35 2002


Hellhound On His Trail: The Stalking Of Martin Luther King, Jr., And The International Hunt For His Assassin / Hampton Sides.  New York : Doubleday, 2010.

BEST SELLERS                                 E185.97.K5 S534 2010


I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr. / Michael Eric Dyson.  New York : Free Press, C2000.

E185.97.K5 D97 2000


Imprisoned Intellectuals: America's Political Prisoners Write On Life, Liberation, And Rebellion / edited by Joy James.  Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2003.  Chapter 1: “Letter from Birmingham Jail” / Martin Luther King, Jr.

HV9468 .I49 2003


In Search Of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose / by Alice Walker.  San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1983.  Chapter: “Choice: A Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

PS3573 .A425 Z467  


Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., And The Laws That Changed America / Nick Kotz.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.

E847.2 .K67 2005


King; A Critical Biography [By] David L. Lewis.  New York, Praeger [1970].

E185.97.K5 L45 1970


Leaders From The 1960s: A Biographical Sourcebook Of American Activism / edited by David DeLeon.  Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.  Part 1: Racial Democracy: “Martin Luther King, Jr.”

Z7164 .S66 L43 1994


Martin Luther King, Jr.; A Profile, Edited By C. Eric Lincoln.  New York, Hill And Wang [1970].

E185.97.K5 L5


Martin Luther King, Jr.: Civil Rights Leader, Theologian, Orator / Edited With A Preface By David J. Garrow.  Brooklyn, N.Y. : Carlson Pub., 1989.

E185.97 .K5 M33 1989


Martin Luther King, Jr. / Peter J. Ling.  New York : Routledge, 2002.

E185.97.K5 L55 2002


Martin Luther King, Jr. / John A. Kirk.  New York : Pearson Longman, 2005.

E185.97.K5 K575 2005



The Martin Luther King, Jr., Encyclopedia / Clayborne Carson ... [et al.] ; with the assistance of the King Research and Education Institute.  Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.

REFERENCE             E185.97.K5 M334 2008  


Martin Luther King, Jr. And The Civil Rights Movement: Controversies And Debates / edited by John A. Kirk.  Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

E185.97.K5 M325 2007  


Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream Or A Nightmare / James H. Cone.  Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, C1991.

E185.97 .K5 C66 1991


Martin's Big Words: The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / Doreen Rappaport.  New York : Jump At The Sun/Hyperion Books For Children, C2001.

YOUNG PEOPLE                 E185.97.K5 R36 2001


The Moynihan Report And The Politics Of Controversy; A Trans-Action Social Science And Public Policy Report [By] Lee Rainwater [And] William L. Yancey. Including The Full Text Of The Negro Family: The Case For National Action By Daniel Patrick Moynihan / Lee Rainwater  Cambridge, Mass. : M. I. T. Press, [1967].  Chapter: “An address / Martin Luther King, Jr.”

E185.86.U54 R3  


My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr. / Coretta Scott King ; Introduction By Bernice, Dexter, Martin, And Yolanda King.  New York : Puffin Books, 1994.  Rev. Ed.

E185.97 .K5 K5 1994


A Nation On Fire: America In The Wake Of The King Assassination / Clay Risen.  Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.

HV6477 .R57 2009  


Patriotic Holidays Of The United States: An Introduction To The History, Symbols, And Traditions Behind The Major Holidays And Days Of Observance / by Helene Henderson ; foreword by Matthew Dennis.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2006.  Martin Luther King Jr. birthday.”

REFERENCE                         JK1761 .H46 2006


Pillar Of Fire: America In The King Years, 1963-65 / Taylor Branch.  New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, c1998.

E185.61 .B7915 1998  


The Political Philosophy Of Martin Luther King / Hanes Walton.  Westport, Conn., Greenwood Pub. Corp. [1971]. 

E185.97.K5 W27





Stride Toward Freedom; The Montgomery Story / Martin Luther King, Jr.  New York, Harper [1958].

E185.89.T8 K5 1958  


Voices In Our Blood: America's Best On The Civil Rights Movement / edited by Jon Meacham.  New York : Random House, c2001.  “The second coming of Martin Luther King” / David Halberstam; “Martin Luther King is still on the case” / Garry Wills

E185.61 .V744 2001


What Manner Of Man; A Biography Of Martin Luther King, Jr. / Lerone Bennett.  Chicago, Johnson Pub. Co., 1968.  3rd Rev. Ed.

E185.97.K5 B4 1968


Why We Can't Wait / Martin Luther King, Jr. New York, Harper & Row [1964]. 

E185.61 .K54 1964





The Fateful Decade: From Little Rock To The Civil Rights Bill.  Princeton, NJ : Films For The Humanities, Inc., 1990.  VHS.

MEDIA                                               E185.97.K5 F3 1990


Great Speeches / produced by Alliance Video for Great Speeches, Inc.  Greenwood, IN : Great Speeches, Inc. : EVG, cl985-.  Volume 1: Martin Luther King, Jr. ("I Have A Dream").  Volume 6: Martin Luther King,Jr ("Mountain Top" Speech). VHS.

MEDIA                                               PN6121 .G7


Martin Luther King, Jr. : The Making Of A Holiday : Portrait Of An American / A Films For The Humanities Presentation.   Princeton, NJ : Films For The Humanities, C1988.

MEDIA                                               E185.97.K5 M3 1992


Martin Luther King, "I Have A Dream".  Oak Forest, Ill. : MPI Home Video, 1988. 

MEDIA                                   E185.61 .M37 1988


World's Greatest Speeches.  Irvine, CA : Softbit, Inc., [1995?].  CD-ROM.

CIRCULATION DESK                     PN6121 .W6 1995











Select Internet Sources


26th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration 2011.  Penn State.


Indiana University.  Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2011


The King Center


Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Nobel Peace Prize, 1964


Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month


Martin Luther King, Jr. Cultural Center.  University of Kentucky


The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute


University of Kansas Medical Center. Diversity Calendar. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial















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