Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983).

Dublin Core

Title

Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983).

Subject

African Americans--Segregation
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History
White, Kevin H.

Description

The Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983), are located within the City of Boston Archives.

The sample of items from the Kevin H. White records, exhbited on this site, are used courtesy of the Boston City Archives. 

A complete inventory of materials in the collection is available in the online finding aid. The colleciton documents aspects of life and the mayoral career of Kevin H. White. Elected the 45th Mayor of Boston in 1967, White won subsequent elections for second, third, and fourth terms (1971, 1975, and 1979, respectively).

The records of this city official are arranged in 11 series: Correspondence, Subject files, Briefings, speeches, etc., Press, releases, Proclamations, Alphabetical files, Survey files, Boston Committee files, Reports and publications, Audiovisual material and Memorabilia. The collection is open for research.

Creator

White, Kevin H.

Source

Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983). View the finding aid to the collection for more related information.

Publisher

Boston City Archives.

Date

1929-1999

Contributor

Fleming, Kerry, Irene Gates, Olivia Mandica-Hart, Ryan Miniot, Kayla Zaremski and Kristen Swett, Boston City Archives.

Rights

Rights status is not evaluated for some materials. Materials in this collection created by Kevin H White under his tenure as mayor are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

Relation

Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983), Boston CIty Archives. View the finding aid to the collection for more related information. View the Records in the City of Boston Archives for a comprehensive list of other collections.

Format

250.0 Cubic feet

Language

English

Type

Text
Image

Identifier

0245.001

Items in the Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983). Collection

The phone banks for busing information.
Volunteers working the phone bank giving out busing information.

Photograph of students raising their hands in class
Students raising their hands in class to answer the teachers question. Taken during a visit by Mayor Kevin H. White to Boston Public schools.

Photograph of a teacher and her students
A teacher read aloud to a group of students while the follow along. This picture was taken during Mayor Kevin H. White's visit to Boston Public Schools.

Students in a Boston, Massachusetts, classroom.
A photograph of students in a classroom in Boston, MA.

Students in a Boston, Massachusetts, Classroom
A photograph of students in a classroom in Boston, MA.

Letter from a resident of Boston, MA, to Mayor Kevin H. White
A resident of the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA, writes to Mayor Kevin H. White asking him to end forced busing. The author says that forced busing is both "racially and morally imbalanced"

Letter from a resident of Boston, Massachusetts, to Mayor Kevin H. White
A resident of the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA, writes to Mayor Kevin H. White urging him to not take any actions which would repeal or weaken the Racial Imbalance Law.

Letter from a reverend of the United Methodist Church of all nations to Paul Tierney
A letter from a Reverend of the United Methodist Church of All Nations to Boston School Committee Chairman Paul Tierney protesting the Committee's approach to desegregation

An act redefining racial imbalance
An act passed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts redefining the meaning of "racial imbalance"

Press release from Mayor Kevin H. White
A press release from Mayor Kevin H. White criticizing the Racial Imbalance Law and proposing his own course of action to desegregate the Boston Public Schools