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This was the cover of the first annual R.O.A.R. convention program in May of 1975.

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This advertisement appeared in the first annual R.O.A.R. convention program.

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This letter was sent to Judge W. Arthur Garrity by a Boston church representative to invite him to a prayer breakfast for Boston Public Schools. The breakfast was sponsored by the Ecumenical Committee for Safety and Education and held at the Boston…

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Letter to Ruth M. Batson from the John E. Powers, president of the Massachusetts State Senate, regarding his retirement.

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This letter was sent from Louise Day Hicks to a reverend in Chesterfield, MO. The letter addresses the reverend's written interest in R.O.A.R. and acknowledges some religious support for the organization in the Boston area.

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This letter was sent from Louise Day Hicks to inform a reverend in West Virginia that she would be unable to attend a rally for freedom (against forced school desegregation) held by his church.

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A letter to Ruth M. Batson from Robert Place, Principal of Marblehead Junior High regarding her retirement from METCO.

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Letter to Judge Garrity from the Coordinated Social Services Council of Freedom House regarding concerns of the monitoring plan and informational component for Phase II.

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This letter was sent to Judge W. Arthur Garrity from a Cambridge-based theologian to express thanks for his decision to desegregate Boston's schools. The letter discusses Christian faith, schools of theology, and ethnicity in religious contexts.

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This letter was sent to Judge Garrity to express support for his decision to desegregate Boston's schools. The author acknowledges that many outside of Boston and the nation have been watching the case and its aftermath unfold. The author implies…
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