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The foundational document of the newly formed METCO program following the Racial Imbalance Act of 1965

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Preliminary proposal to Carnegie Corp for funding METCO program

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A letter from METCO to the State Board of Education requesting more funding for the METCO program. Highlights the success of the program over the last decade.

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This report to the Board of Directors of METCO in 1974 discusses the idea of expanding METCO to vocational and technical high schools and the additional costs associated with the expansion.

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.

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Photograph of student, David Bloom, at the beginning of desegregation in the Boston public schools.
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