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The exact origins of this letter, its specific creators, and its specific intended recipients are unknown, although it is clearly marked as a “draft.” It appears to be from a group calling themselves “the committee of correspondents” and…

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The specific authors of this statement are unknown, but they identify themselves in the text as “we, the parents of the children of Boston.” In the statement, the writers express their anger over the receivership of South Boston High School,…

Garrity-f2.pdf
Letter Congratulating Judge W. Arthur Garrity on his desegregation decision.

Garrity-f7-001.pdf
A letter from a man whose son is in first grade. He states that desegregation is worth any violence that occurs.

Garrity-f7-002.pdf
A Mass Card given for the intentions of Judge Garrity. The giver indicates that more men are needed like Garrity.

Garrity-f9-001.pdf
This letter is offering support to Judge W. Arthur Garrity. The author is pleased the Garrity is standing firm against abuse from people who are anti-busing and believes that decision was long over due.

Garrity-f10-001.pdf
In this letter, the author is very happy that Judge Garrity is finally forcing the city to integrate. The author does not agree with busing, but recognizes it as a means to a very important ends.

Garrity-f13-001.pdf
This letter offers Judge Garrity support and explains that the author has been in several school systems during integration. The author believes that the only way to to get over irrational fear it is to sit down and converse with the other race.

Garrity-f13-002.pdf
This letter tells Judge Garrity that many people agree with him and are on his side although they are silent. He also encloses a patriotic letter he wrote to his local paper about desegregation.

Garrity -- 02_Redacted.pdf
This letter supports Garrity. The author says he does not believe that busing is the best method but it seems like its the only way.
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