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Garrity-f4-001.pdf
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…

Garrity-f3-002.pdf
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…

Garrity-f3-001.pdf
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…

Garrity -- 01.pdf
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. 

Garrity -- 10_Redacted.pdf
This letter from February 1975 to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. The author believes that quality education is a "gift every American should enjoy".

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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".

Garrity -- 07_Redacted.pdf
This Western Union telegram uses very patriotic language to express his support of Garrity

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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".

Garrity -- 05.pdf
This letter from "A White Irish American" uses very patriotic language to describe their support of Garrity.

Garrity -- 04_Redacted.pdf
This postcard believes that Garrity is the "only hope for Boston". The writer is ashamed about the racism in Boston.
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