"Day of Mourning" Invitation

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Title

"Day of Mourning" Invitation

Subject

Boston (Mass.)
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History
Garrity, W. Arthur (Wendell Arthur), 1920-1999

Description

This invitation to a recognize an organized "Day of Mourning" was sent to Judge Garrity. The invitation interprets Garrity's decision to desegregate schools as a violation of rights. It encourages parents to keep children home from school and instead go to their respective places of worship to pray for reform.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Garrity, W. Arthur, Jr. : Papers on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case, 1972-1997. Box 49, Folder 4.

Publisher

University Archives & Special Collections Department, Joseph P. Healey Library, University of Massachusetts Boston

Date

September 1974

Contributor

Jacob Lusk

Rights

This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the University of Massachusetts Boston. Rights status is not evaluated. Please see: http://blogs.umb.edu/archives/about/rights-and-reproductions/ for copyright information.

Relation

Garrity, W. Arthur, Jr. : Papers on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case, 1972-1997. View the finding aid for related materials.

Format

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

mourning.jpg

Coverage

Boston (Mass.)

Files

mourning.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “"Day of Mourning" Invitation,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed October 21, 2020, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/136.

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