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Cover from a booklet Ruth M Batson and Lyda Peter wrote, "Community Crisis Intervention and Boston's Desegregation Effort."

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Letter to Ruth M. Batson from the John E. Powers, president of the Massachusetts State Senate, regarding his retirement.

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A letter to Ruth M. Batson from Robert Place, Principal of Marblehead Junior High regarding her retirement from METCO.

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Letter to Judge Garrity from the Coordinated Social Services Council of Freedom House regarding concerns of the monitoring plan and informational component for Phase II.

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A letter written to Ruth Batson from a greatful METCO parent informing Ruth of her child's college acceptance and thanking her for her help.

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

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 -- 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".
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