Correspondence between a West Roxbury resident and Congressman John Joseph Moakley

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Title

Correspondence between a West Roxbury resident and Congressman John Joseph Moakley

Subject

Boston, Mass.
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001
West Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)

Description

This correspondence includes a letter written by a white female resident of the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston to Congressman Moakley, as well as Congressman Moakley's reply. The resident describes the "idioacy" of busing and asks Moakley to "use whatever means necessary" to pass a constitutional amendment to ban forced busing. In his reply, Moakley thanks his constituent for her letter and assures her that he is working "to bring Forced Busing to an end."

Creator

Name redacted/Moakley, John Joseph

Source

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001 (MS100)
Series 03.09 Legislative Assistants' Files: General Files, Box 1 Folder 2

Publisher

John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute at Suffolk University, Boston, Mass.

Date

October 30, 1975/December 1, 1975

Contributor

Kintz, Laura

Rights

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Relation

View the finding aid to the John Joseph Moakley Papers for more information (PDF).

Format

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Letters

Identifier

DI-0976

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Original Format

Letters

Files

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Citation

Name redacted/Moakley, John Joseph, “Correspondence between a West Roxbury resident and Congressman John Joseph Moakley,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed October 23, 2017, http://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/222.

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