Letter to constituents from Congressman John Joseph Moakley

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Title

Letter to constituents from 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 form letter sent to his constituents, Congressman Moakley reflects on Boston as a city of “neighborhoods” and describes the reasons why he opposes forced busing. He assures his constituents that he is “personally committed” to supporting the proposed constitutional amendments that would ban forced busing.

Creator

Moakley, John Joseph

Source

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001 (MS100)
Series 05 Campaign Files, Box 1 Folder 23

Publisher

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

Date

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

Letter

Identifier

DI-1125

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Original Format

Letter

Files

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Citation

Moakley, John Joseph, “Letter to constituents from Congressman John Joseph Moakley,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed August 15, 2022, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/242.