Dr. Martin Luther King Resources from The Library of Congress


Tomorrow marks the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Visit the Library’s extensive holdings related to Dr. King’s life and achievements by clicking here for links to primary sources including "Letter From Birmingham Jail (PDF)," the "Address at March on Washington (PDF)," as well as Dr. King's "Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech" online at the The Martin Luther King Jr. Web Site. This site is maintained by The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University and contains both primary and secondary sources relating to the heroic civil rights leader

Find an interactive timeline, From Slavery to Civil Rights, and click on ‘Civil Rights’ to further explore a wealth of related primary sources for your students.