Louise Day Hicks papers, 1971-1975.

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Louise Day Hicks papers, 1971-1975.


Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
Hicks, Louise Day, 1916-2003 
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History


The papers of Louise Day Hicks, 1971-1975 (1974-1975, bulk), are located in the Boston City Archives. See the finding aid for more information about the collection.


Louise Day Hicks


Louise Day Hicks papers, 1971-1975 (1974-1975, bulk), Boston City Archives. See the finding aid for an inventory of items in the collection.


Boston City Archives




Kayla Zaremski, Boston City Archives.


Items from the Louise Day Hicks papers, exhibited on this site, are made available for research and educational purposes by the Boston City Archives. Rights status is not evaluated.


View the finding aid of the Louise Day Hicks papers for a full inventory of items in the collection.


0.75 Cubic feet (2 file boxes)







Collection Items

Letter from Fayetteville, North Carolina, to Louise Day Hicks
A letter from a member of UCCR, United Citizens for Constitutional Rights, group to Louise Day Hicks about the grim condition of anti-busing group efforts in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The member writes that the group disbanded and needed ROAR to…

Letter from Las Vegas, Nevada to Louise Day Hicks
A letter from a resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, asking to join ROAR in their fight for anti-busing. The resident writes that the people of Las Vegas are apathetic to the busing problem in their neighborhoods, and this resident wants to help ROAR…

Letter from Phoenix, Arizona to Louise Day Hicks
A two page letter from a resident of Phoenix, Arizona praising Louise Day Hicks and donating money for a "Funds for Boston" campaign.

Letter from Tampa, Florida to Louise Day Hicks
A letter from a retired couple from Florida desiring to send a check to the ROAR organization and to praise the work done by Louise Day Hicks.

Letter from Chesterfield, Missouri to Louise Day Hicks
A resident Catholic Priest of Chesterfield, Missouri, writing to Louise Day Hicks about his support for ROAR and anti-busing. The resident also requests any "literature" or published material on ROAR and their actions.

ROAR Organization Structure Proposal
A "Top Secret" First Draft of proposed structured guidelines for ROAR (Restore Our Alienated Rights). This 8-page packet includes ideas for conducting the executive board of ROAR.

Citywide School District 10 Listing
A list of the high, middle, elementary, and postgraduate schools within the 10th district in the Boston public school system.

Clipping of article, "Busing Foes March on Washington"
A newspaper clipping from an article about ROAR's "March on Washington" in 1975. The clipping, found in the Louise Day Hicks papers at Boston City Archives, states that ROAR marched to demand a constitutional amendment to block school busing.

West Roxbury Information Center Fact Sheet for Parents of Boston
A fact sheet for parents of Boston provided by the West Roxbury Information Center. This fact sheet is particularly on information for summer activities.

Map of school districts in Boston
The outline of the city of Boston of the new districts as set fourth in the State Plan.
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