Letter from Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina to Mayor Kevin H. White

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Title

Letter from Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina to Mayor Kevin H. White

Subject

African Americans--Segregation
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History
White, Kevin H.

Description

This letter from South Carolina focused on north and south hostilities. The letter provides African American statistics in South Carolina, information on race relations and climate. The resident disagreed with integration stating "you will find that as the Negro integrates, so will the rate of crime. You will find your schools almost completely segregated within itself...I don't envy you and the people of your city in the years ahead." This resident believed the north will suffer as a result of integration arguing harmony and peace will not last.

Creator

Redacted, Resident of South Carolina

Source

Mayor Kevin H. White Records,1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983)

Publisher

Boston City Archives

Date

April 3, 1975

Contributor

Pinkham, Caitlin

Rights

This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Boston City Archives. Rights status is not evaluated.

Relation

View the finding aid to the Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983) for more related information. 

Format

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Mayor Kevin H. White Records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983), General Correspondence, Box 2, Folder 23

Files

Letter from Mt. Pleasant South Carolina.jpg
Letter from Mt. Pleasant South Carolina.jpg
Letter from Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.jpg

Citation

Redacted, Resident of South Carolina, “Letter from Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina to Mayor Kevin H. White,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed August 17, 2017, http://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/219.

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