Correspondence between a South Boston resident and Congressman John Joseph Moakley

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Title

Correspondence between a South Boston resident and Congressman John Joseph Moakley

Subject

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

Description

This correspondence includes a telegram sent to Congressman Moakley from a South Boston resident, as well as Moakley’s response. The resident sent the telegram to Moakley in Washington, D.C., at the beginning of the school year in 1974, imploring Moakley to return to South Boston and referencing police violence. In his response, Moakley assures the resident that he has spoken to the police commissioner and describes the outcome of that conversation.

Creator

Name redacted/Moakley, John Joseph

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 12, 1974/September 26, 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

Telegram/letter

Identifier

DI-1109

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Original Format

Telegram/letter

Files

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Citation

Name redacted/Moakley, John Joseph, “Correspondence between a South Boston resident and Congressman John Joseph Moakley,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed August 15, 2022, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/238.

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