Correspondence between a Braintree resident and Congressman John Joseph Moakley

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Title

Correspondence between a Braintree resident and Congressman John Joseph Moakley

Subject

Boston (Mass.)
Boston Public Schools
Braintree (Mass.)
Busing for school integration
Garrity, W. Arthur (Wendell Arthur), 1920-1999
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001

Description

This correspondence includes a note sent to Congressman Moakley from a resident of the Boston suburb of Braintree, as well as Moakley’s response. The resident calls for Moakley to “censure Judge Garrity immediately,” calling him “sick with power.” In his response, Moakley asserts his own concern about Garrity’s imposition of the receivership of South Boston High School and the proposed transferring of its principal, William J. “Doc” Reid, and his staff. He informs his constituent that he working to determine what can be done to remedy the situation.

Creator

Name redacted/Moakley, John Joseph

Source

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001 (MS100)
Series 04 District Issues, Box 5 Folder 53

Publisher

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

Date

December 10, 1975/December 15, 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-1153

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Original Format

Letters

Files

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Citation

Name redacted/Moakley, John Joseph, “Correspondence between a Braintree 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/246.

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