RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 122562686 LA English T1 Papers, A1 Baskin, Inez Jesse,, Abernathy, Ralph,, Baskin, Ines Jesse,, King, Martin Luther,, Montgomery Improvement Association (Montgomery, Ala.), YR 1929 AB The papers consist of correspondence, publications, scrapbooks, brochures, etc. These materials document black churches in central Alabama, as well as a variety of other activities within the local black community. The most significant materials relate to the activities of the Montgomery Improvement Association and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956. These items include speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr., and Ralph D. Abernathy; a list of concerns presented by the local black community that eventually led to the boycott; and a list by King, as President of the Montgomery Improvement Association, on how blacks should behave on integrated buses. There are also items that relate to voter registration of Montgomery blacks in the mid 1960s as well as other activities within the Civil Rights Movement.