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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.

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Flyer to promote a meeting of the Public Education Committee of the NAACP, Boston Branch, with the Boston School Committee.

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An unpublished report by Ruth Batson called "The METCO Story." This page outlines the considerations taken in choosing students to participate in METCO in the summer of 1966.

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Two pages from an unpublished report "The METCO Story" written by Ruth Batson. These pages highlight questions asked at parent informational meetings in the summer of 1966.

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Photograph of Ruth M. Batson sitting in a crowded room waiting for a Boston School Committee meeting.

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Ruth M. Batson shaking hands with Judge W. Arthur Garrity.

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Letter from a METCO parent to Ruth Batson, thanking Ruth for allowing her daughter to be part of METCO.

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Affadavit of Ruth Batson recounting an incident between a student and a teacher.

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Letter to Judge Garrity from Freedom House, Institute on Schools and Education outlinging their problems with Phase I, concerns with Phase II, and their recommendations.

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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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