Letter to Mayor Kevin White from 5th grade student

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Title

Letter to Mayor Kevin White from 5th grade student

Subject

Boston (Mass.)—Race Relations--History—20th Century
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
Race awareness—Massachusetts--Boston
Race relations--History--20th Century
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston
Segregation in education--United States
White, Kevin H.

Description

The student wrote a letter to Mayor White listing the reasons why they believed busing to be a bad idea. During the desegregation of Boston public schools Mayor Kevin White received numerous letters, both in support of and against desegregation (particularly busing).

Creator

Name redacted.

Source

Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983). 0245.001 Box 3, Folder 4: Correspondence.

Publisher

Boston City Archives

Date

1974-03-31

Contributor

Prescott, Lauren

Rights

This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Boston City Archives. Rights status is not evaluated.

Relation

View the finding aid to the Mayor Kevin H. White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983) for more related information.

Format

PDF (Computer file format)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

0245-001-B03-F04_0001.pdf

Coverage

Boston (Mass.)

Text Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Letter

Files

Citation

Name redacted., “Letter to Mayor Kevin White from 5th grade student,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed October 24, 2020, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/27.

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