Tallulah Morgan et al v. James W. Hennigan et al Case File

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Title

Tallulah Morgan et al v. James W. Hennigan et al Case File

Subject

Boston (Mass.)—Race Relations--History—20th Century
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
Civil rights--Massachusetts--Boston
Race awareness—Massachusetts--Boston
Race relations--History--20th Century
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston
Segregation in education--United States

Description

This file unit consists of the civil action case of Tallulah Morgan et al v. James W. Hennigan et al, a class action lawsuit brought in 1972 by the parents of African American children alleging that the Boston School Committee violated the 14th Amendment of the U. S. Constitution by a deliberate policy of racial segregation. Included are the complaint, motions, briefs, transcripts of hearings, Boston School Committee meeting transcripts, enrollment records, memorandums, letters and other correspondence, judgments, affidavits, depositions, interrogatories, and other records.

Creator

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. 1789-

Source

Record Group 21: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685 - 2009; Series: Civil Action Case Files, 1938 - 1998. National Archives, Boston.

Publisher

National Archives, Boston

Date

1972 - 1991

Contributor

National Archives, Boston

Rights

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

Relation

Record Group 21: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685 - 2009; Series: Civil Action Case Files, 1938 - 1998. National Archives, Boston.

Format

52 linear feet

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

4713835

Coverage

Boston (Mass.)

Items in the Tallulah Morgan et al v. James W. Hennigan et al Case File Collection

"The Cafeteria Shits! (and Phase 2 made it that way)" flyer
Flyer calling for a student gathering in protest of Phase II and in support of a student generated petition.

"We Refuse to Eat in a Crowded Cafeteria" flyer
Flyer handed out at Hyde Park High School calling for action against Phase II citing overcrowding of the cafeteria.

United States Government Memorandum
Memorandum to John W. Cameron of the U.S. Marshals discussing plans for the increased stationing of law enforcement in Phase II.

Boston Police Journal Entry
Report by Alden T. Nelson discussing a complaint filed concerning a bomb threat against Judge Arthur Garrity.

U.S. Marshal's Field Commander Reference Booklet-Charlestown High School
Booklet prepared for the use of field commanders during the fall's Phase II implementation, compilation of information to use in devising order maintenance strategies.

School Desegregation Phase II Policies and Procedures
Reference booklet published by the Boston Police outlining policies and procedures involved in the implementation of Phase II in relation to police conduct.

Boston Police Investigation of Literature Passed out at Hyde Park High School
Written report to Superintendent in Chief Joseph M. Jordan of investigation into anti-Phase II pamphlet passed out at Hyde Park High School.

Boston Police Incident Report
Police report accounting a fight between a black and a white student at Hyde Park High School resulting in suspension.

Boston Police Incident Report
Police report accounting an assault by a 13-year-old black female of a Brighton teacher at the Edison School.

Boston Police Incident Report
Police report accounting an assault by a 11-year-old black female from Roxbury on a 12-year-old white female at the Michaelangelo School.