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MSA SC 2221-12-41. GOVERNOR (General File) Materials relating to the
assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Baltimore Riots, and Governor
Spiro T. Agnew's address to African American leadership in Baltimore on
April 11, 1968 including: government correspondence before and during the
riots, transcript of Gov. Agnew's address, and letters from and to citizens
of Baltimore and Maryland elected officials concerning Gov. Agnew's speech
on April 11, MSA S 1041-1713.
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Memos from Dr. Gilbert Ware to Spiro T. Agnew,
“Your Image in the Negro Community” March 6, 1968 and Steering Staff Committee
to Spiro T. Agnew concerning, “Dr. Ware’s Memo, Your Image in Negro Community,”
March 21, 1968.
Telegrams sent to Mrs. Coretta Scott King
and Rev. Arthur A. Webb, Director, SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership
Conference) from Spiro T. Agnew concerning death of Dr. Martin Luther King,
April 6, 1968.
Telegrams sent to Spiro T. Agnew during
the Baltimore Riots from members of Maryland State Senate and House of
Delegates from Baltimore City and various residents of Baltimore, April
Telegram to and potential list of attendees
to the conference with Civil Rights and Communities, April 9, 1968
Opening Statement by Governor Spiro T. Agnew,
at the conference with Civil Rights and Community Leaders, State Office
Building, Baltimore, Maryland, April 11, 1968.
Letters from and to Mr. Jerome S. Cardin of
Baltimore, April 12, 1968.
Letter from Mr. Stephen Goodell of Baltimore,
April 13, 1968.
An editorial piece aired on WJA-13 TV, Baltimore
“Governor Agnew Misunderstandings,” April, 12 1968.
Letter from Mrs. Barbara E. Satterfield
of Baltimore, April 15, 1968.
Letters from and to Mr. Ronald M. Wilner of
Baltimore, April 15, 1968.
Letter from Mr. William Rosenburg of Baltimore,
April 19, 1968.
Letters from and to Mr. Wendell Wright of Baltimore,
May 2, 1968.
Letters from and to Mr. Clifford C. Miller
of Baltimore, May 9, 1968.
Letter from Mrs. Jim Cox of Baltimore, June 11,
Letter and signatures from Sunpaper employees
endorsing Spiro T. Agnew, November 16, 1968.
Letters from and to State Senator Paul J. Bailey,
Fifth District, April 19, 1968.
Letter from State Senator Frederick Malkus,
Sixteenth District, April 12, 1968.
Letters from and to Delegate Floyd B. Adams,
Baltimore City, April 23, 1968.
Letter from and to Delegate Aris T. Allen, Anne
Arundel County, April 13, 1968.
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Papenfuse and Dr. M. Mercer Neale and was prepared with the assistance
of Archives staff. MSA SC 2221-12. Publication no. 2395. © 1993 Maryland
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