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.)

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