Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2014

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Mon, Jan 20, 2014

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“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Search the Gordon Library website and discover a myriad of resources by and about Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://www.wpi.edu/academics/library/

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There are many additional resources available focusing on the life and work of Dr. King, including the following: 

 "Coretta Scott King speaks during a ceremony to bury the Martin Luther King time capsule, Washington, D.C.  " Source: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

“Coretta Scott King speaks during a ceremony to bury the Martin Luther King time capsule, Washington, D.C.”
 Source: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

The King Center
On January 16, 2012,  the King Center made available a phenomenal number of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s papers, online.  There is no charge to the public to view these historical documents.

Morehouse College King Collection
In 1948, Martin Luther King, Jr. received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Morehouse College. The Morehouse collection was acquired by the college in 2006 and includes personal notes and sermons among many other documents.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and
Education Institute, Stanford University

The Stanford University collection offers a vast number of King’s documents including publications, sermons, correspondence and speeches.

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