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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".

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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".

Garrity -- 07_Redacted.pdf
This Western Union telegram uses very patriotic language to express his support of Garrity

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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".

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

Garrity -- 04_Redacted.pdf
This postcard believes that Garrity is the "only hope for Boston". The writer is ashamed about the racism in Boston.

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This note of support for Judge Garrity indicated that the author believes Garrity is brave to maintain his stand. The author also works at a local university and says the racism is spreading to higher education.

Garrity -- 02_Redacted.pdf
This letter supports Garrity. The author says he does not believe that busing is the best method but it seems like its the only way.

This letter sent to Judge Garrity from a minister in San Francisco, California expressed "indebtedness" for the Judge's recent decision to desegregate Boston schools.

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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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