This guide has been created in order to assist students and faculty of Arizona State University in the identification of materials (books, dissertations, government documents, video recordings) available from the ASU Library in print or electronic format.
Tang, Terry. Tape of Martin Luther King Jr. Ariz. Speech Found. AP News. Jan. 31, 2014. Discusses Phoenix resident Mary Scanlon's discovery of a reel-to-reel tape labeled with Martin Luther King's name, her contact with ASU Library's University Archivist Rob Spindler, and Scanlon's decision to donate the tape to the ASU Library.
King, Martin Luther, Jr. Religious Witness for Human Dignity. King's speech at Arizona State University's Goodwin Stadium. The recording includes a brief talk with Arizona NAACP supporters at the Tanner Chapel AME Church in Phoenix earlier the same day. Comprised of an audio file (76:34 min.) and a transcription of the speech (14 pages).
Spindler, Robert P. Lincoln Ragsdale's Emancipation Proclamation Radio Shows. Presented at Speaking the Unspeakable: A Conversation on Colorblindness, Racism, and Antiracism, a conference at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Feb. 18, 2017. This presentation is from the former University Archivist for Arizona State University's ASU Library.
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