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A letter written to Ruth Batson from a greatful METCO parent informing Ruth of her child's college acceptance and thanking her for her help.

Flyer to promote a meeting of the Public Education Committee of the NAACP, Boston Branch, with the Boston School Committee.

An unpublished report by Ruth Batson called "The METCO Story." This page outlines the considerations taken in choosing students to participate in METCO in the summer of 1966.

Two pages from an unpublished report "The METCO Story" written by Ruth Batson. These pages highlight questions asked at parent informational meetings in the summer of 1966.

Photograph of Ruth M. Batson sitting in a crowded room waiting for a Boston School Committee meeting.

Ruth M. Batson shaking hands with Judge W. Arthur Garrity.

Letter from a METCO parent to Ruth Batson, thanking Ruth for allowing her daughter to be part of METCO.

Affadavit of Ruth Batson recounting an incident between a student and a teacher.

Letter to Judge Garrity from Freedom House, Institute on Schools and Education outlinging their problems with Phase I, concerns with Phase II, and their recommendations.

Cover from a booklet Ruth M Batson and Lyda Peter wrote, "Community Crisis Intervention and Boston's Desegregation Effort."
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