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

Photo of Kathleen Sullivan with husband Joseph Alioto
Photo of Kathleen Sullivan Alioto with husband Joseph Alioto during the State of City Address.

Photo of Kathleen Sullivan Alioto with Mayor Kevin White
Photo of Kathleen Sullivan Alioto with Mayor Kevin White during the State of City Address.

Letter to Mayor Kevin White
A letter to Mayor Kevin White from the Cooper Community Center regarding a resolution they passed titled "Opposing Violence Related to Quality Education Concerning Bussing."

Letter to Mayor Kevin H. White
A letter to Mayor Kevin H. White from a resident of Dedham, MA, reminding him of the importance of protecting children from violence while implementing busing and desegregating schools.

Letter to Mayor Kevin H. White
A letter to Mayor Kevin H. White from a resident of Brighton who is not a supporter of forced busing but believes that the city needs to comply with the court ruling.

Letter to Mayor Kevin H. White
A letter to Mayor Kevin H. White from a resident of Hyde Park who agrees with the mayor's decision to not act on Phase II of the desegregation plan until the Federal government makes clear what aid it will give to the city.

Letter to Mayor Kevin H. White
A letter to Mayor Kevin White from a resident of Hull, Massachusetts, who is afraid of Phase II and the potential violence.

Statement of Mayor Kevin H. White regarding Garrity's order and the city's financial crisis.
This is a statement released by Mayor White regarding Garrity's order. In this, White states that Garrity does not believe the city and school's financial crisis exists. The Judge has ordered that the city find sixteen million to fix the school's…

Letter from Mayor White to Judge Garrity
Letter from Mayor White to Judge Garrity regarding the Boston School Committee and his confidence in their commitment to desegregation.

Letter from Buzzards Bay resident to Mayor Kevin H. White
Letter sent to Mayor Kevin H. White by a resident of Buzzard's Bay, Massachusetts. The letter discusses desegregation of Boston schools, busing, and their solutions to these issues.