Multimedia Historical Archive

What kind of rhetorical archive is needed to support the vMLK project? What kinds of multi-modal frames might suggest ways to experience the rhetorical history of the speech? To address these questions, this multimedia archive includes artifacts important to the locality of the speech, as well as artifacts that inform a narrative of how the speech served as a response to a particular rhetorical problem.





Historic Documents

“Must be Willing to Fill Up the Jails, King Warns,” (see pages 1 and 6) Feb. 20, 1960, Carolina Times

“Revolt Without Violence – The Negroes’ New Strategy,” Mar. 21, 1960 U.S. News & World Report

“A Legacy of Creative Protest,” Sep. 7, 1962, The Massachusetts Review