Browse Items (37 total)

Garrity -- 01.pdf
This letter to Garrity from December 1975, commends Garrity on his decision. Bedell, the author, includes a clipping from the Washington Star that describes Garrity in the court room. 

Garrity -- 05.pdf
This letter from "A White Irish American" uses very patriotic language to describe their support of Garrity.

This letter tells Judge Garrity that many people agree with him and are on his side although they are silent. He also encloses a patriotic letter he wrote to his local paper about desegregation.

Garrity -- 10_Redacted.pdf
This letter from February 1975 to Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. The author believes that quality education is a "gift every American should enjoy".

commend letter.jpg
This letter is a brief note of support for Garrity in which the author explains that the decision have restored a "great strength in my belief in Justice".

bowie state.jpg
This letter is from an African American man who attended school in Boston with several of Garrity colleagues. He says at the time there was not "racial foolishness".

This letter offers Judge Garrity support and explains that the author has been in several school systems during integration. The author believes that the only way to to get over irrational fear it is to sit down and converse with the other race.

In this letter, the author is very happy that Judge Garrity is finally forcing the city to integrate. The author does not agree with busing, but recognizes it as a means to a very important ends.

Letter Congratulating Judge W. Arthur Garrity on his desegregation decision.

On June 21, 1974, Judge Garrity ruled in a court case that was filed by the NAACP in 1972. He found that racial segregation was present in the Boston school system in all areas of the city, at all grade levels, and in all types of schools. A…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2