Letter from a group of South Boston residents to Congressman John Joseph Moakley

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Title

Letter from a group of South Boston residents to Congressman John Joseph Moakley

Subject

Boston (Mass.)
Boston Public Schools
Busing for School Integration
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)

Description

In this letter, a group of South Boston residents expresses its frustration with Congressman Moakley for his, and other politicians', perceived inaction in stopping forced busing. The residents compare the busing orders to a dictatorship and assert that they will "fight for freedom...with or without" their elected officials.

Creator

Names redacted

Source

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001
(MS100)
Series 04 District Issues, Box 5 Folder 52

Publisher

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

Date

September 31 [sic], 1974

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

Letter

Identifier

DI-1008

Files

DI-1008.jpg

Citation

Names redacted, “Letter from a group of South Boston residents to Congressman John Joseph Moakley,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed August 15, 2022, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/225.

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