Wendell Arthur Garrity papers on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case, 1972-1997.

Dublin Core

Title

Wendell Arthur Garrity papers on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case, 1972-1997.

Subject

African Americans--Segregation
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
Garrity, W. Arthur (Wendell Arthur), 1920-1999
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History

Description

The papers of Wendell Arthur Garrity on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case, 1972-1997, are located at the University Archives and Special Collections of the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Creator

Garrity, W. Arthur (Wendell Arthur), 1920-1999

Source

Papers of Wendell Arthur Garrity on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case, 1972-1997. View the finding aid for more information about the collection.

Publisher

University Archives and Special Collections of the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Date

1972-1997

Contributor

University Archives and Special Collections of the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Rights

This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the University of Massachusetts Boston. Rights status is not evaluated. For copyright information, please review the policies of the University Archives and Special Collections of the University of Massachusetts Boston posted online.

Format

56 boxes

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

SC-0090

Items in the Wendell Arthur Garrity papers on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case, 1972-1997. Collection

Letter to Judge Garrity from a middle school student
On June 21, 1974, Judge Garrity ruled in a court case that was filed by the NAACP in 1972. He found that racial segregation was present in the Boston school system in all areas of the city, at all grade levels, and in all types of schools. A…

Letter to Judge Garrity from a high school student in Boston
On June 21, 1974, Judge Garrity ruled in a court case that was filed by the NAACP in 1972. He found that racial segregation was present in the Boston school system in all areas of the city, at all grade levels, and in all types of schools. A…

Letter to Judge Garrity from a high school student in Boston
On June 21, 1974, Judge Garrity ruled in a court case that was filed by the NAACP in 1972. He found that racial segregation was present in the Boston school system in all areas of the city, at all grade levels, and in all types of schools. A…

A Letter to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. including a newspaper clipping from The Washington Star, December 4, 1975
This letter to Garrity from December 1975, commends Garrity on his decision. Bedell, the author, includes a clipping from the Washington Star that describes Garrity in the court room. 

A Letter to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr., February 25, 1975
This letter from February 1975 to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. The author believes that quality education is a "gift every American should enjoy".

A letter to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr., March 13, 1975.
This letter is a brief note of support for Garrity in which the author explains that the decision have restored a "great strength in my belief in Justice".

Telegram to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr., December 10, 1975.
This Western Union telegram uses very patriotic language to express his support of Garrity

A Letter to Judge W. Arthur Garrity, December 10, 1975, from an African American man.
This letter is from an African American man who attended school in Boston with several of Garrity colleagues. He says at the time there was not "racial foolishness".

A letter to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr., December 10, 1975.
This letter from "A White Irish American" uses very patriotic language to describe their support of Garrity.

Post Card to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. December 9, 1975
This postcard believes that Garrity is the "only hope for Boston". The writer is ashamed about the racism in Boston.