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Garrity 09_Redacted.pdf
Letter to Judge Garrity from Mattapan resident who voiced strong opposition to busing.

Garrity 03_Redacted.pdf
Letter from Mattapan resident who congratulated Judge Garrity for his court decision.

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

0245-001-B003-F012_0001_Redacted.pdf
Letter to Mayor White from a Hyde Park resident who is upset about the violent responses to busing in Boston. The writer is a young white woman who has lived her whole life in Boston. While she does not believe that violence is ever the answer to…

0245-001-B023-F030_0004-p19jea0o8i1sm21m4oak7qso7bh_Redacted.pdf
This is a letter from Mayor White that addressed the concerns of a Mattapan couple. His secretary's notes noted that they were worried that their twin children would not attend the same school.

0245-001-B023-F030_0002-p19jea0o8i1ah85a8iheucu1k5p_Redacted.pdf
This letter and notes pertain to a Mattapan woman's concern that her children would not receive adequate transportation for school.

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D. David Bloom, a Mattapan native, was in third grade during the beginning of desegregation in the Boston public. This interview with Vini Maranan describes his experiences during that time.
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