Letter from Jean McGuire to John I. Taylor, President of the Boston Globe

Dublin Core

Title

Letter from Jean McGuire to John I. Taylor, President of the Boston Globe

Subject

Boston (Mass.)--History
Boston (Mass.)--Public Schools
Boston (Mass.)--Race relations--History--20th century
African Americans--Segregation
Busing for school integration
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History

Description

Jean McGuire wrote to the President of the Boston Globe in response to a series of articles published by the Globe about METCO and its administration. The letter is imploring him and his staff to meet with METCO representatives to prevent the Globe from reporting damaging and possibly false information about METCO. This letter specifically references reporting by the Boston Globe on METCO finances and budgeting.

Creator

Jean McGuire, Executive Director of METCO

Source

Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, INC
Records, 1961-2005

Publisher

Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections

Date

January 21, 1974

Contributor

Kristin Harris

Rights

This item is made available for research and educational purposes by Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections. Rights status is not evaluated.

Relation

Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), Inc., 1961-2005 (bulk 1966-1995), Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections. See also the Boston Social Justice Organizations and Activists at Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

M101, Box 12, Folder 22

Coverage

Boston, MA
Boston Public Schools
Boston Globe

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Letter

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Citation

Jean McGuire, Executive Director of METCO, “Letter from Jean McGuire to John I. Taylor, President of the Boston Globe,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed October 21, 2020, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/349.