Fran Johnnene collection

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Title

Fran Johnnene collection

Subject

Busing for school integration
Johnnene, Francesca A.
Hicks, Louise Day, 1916-2003
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston
Race awareness--Boston
Segregation in education--United States

Description

This collection documents Francesca A. Johnnene's involvement with Restore Our Alienated Rights (ROAR), a national organization against the racial desegration of public schools. It contains the correspondence of ROAR National Director, Louise Day Hicks in addition to anti-desegration publications like the organzation's newspaper, The Boston News Digest, and the pamphlet for its first national conference in 1975. Johnnene's materials include her position statement against desegration in Boston and a letter from a Symposium on Alternatives to Forced Busing. The collection also contains newspaper articles that pertain to the use of busing to integrate Boston's public schools.

Creator

Francesca A. Johnnene

Source

Fran Johnnene collection, 9800.012, Boston City Archives.

Publisher

Boston City Archives.

Date

1974-1979

Contributor

Boston City Archives.

Rights

This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Boston City Archives. Rights status is not evaluated.

Format

.5 Cubic feet

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

9800.012

Coverage

Boston (Mass.)

Items in the Fran Johnnene collection Collection

Letter from Harrison, ME to Louise Day Hicks
Letter from a resident from Harrison, Maine, telling Louise Day Hicks to expect justice from the media, such as the Boston Globe, because they serve the left political views. The resident continues by saying that the knowledge of sympathetic and…

Selections from The Boston News Digest, May 1976
May 1976 edition of the Boston News Digest. ROAR, Restore Our Alienated Rights, wrote and published the newspaper with stories supporting their political and social views.

Selections from The Boston News Digest: February 1976
February 1976 edition of the Boston News Digest. ROAR, Restore Our Alienated Rights, wrote and published the newspaper with stories supporting their political and social views.

Selections from the pamphlet from the First National R.O.A.R. Convention
Selections from the informational pamphlet from the First National R.O.A.R Convention, held in Boston. The pamphlet consists of the numerous supporters and donors of R.O.A.R. The pamphlet also includes an introductory welcome from Louise Day Hicks.