Letter of Notice from METCO to METCO Parents

Dublin Core

Title

Letter of Notice from METCO to METCO Parents

Subject

African Americans--Segregation
Boston (Mass.)--History
Boston (Mass.)--Public Schools
Boston (Mass.)--Race Relations--History--20th century
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History

Description

This is a notice sent to parents whose children were enrolled in METCO, informing them of the public hearings on possible changes to the Racial Imbalance Law of 1965, that took place on April 4, 1974. It is asking parents to continue the fight for racial equality in schools by calling state officials and writing letters, and outlines how they can do so.

Creator

Jean McGuire, Executive Director for METCO

Source

Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, INC
Records, 1961-2005 (bulk 1966-1995)

Publisher

Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections.

Date

March 13, 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.Records1961-2005 (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 (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

20150414_120004.jpg

Coverage

Boston, MA
Boston Public Schools

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Notice/Letter

Files

20150414_120004.jpg
Letter of Notice from METCO to METCO Parents

Citation

Jean McGuire, Executive Director for METCO, “Letter of Notice from METCO to METCO Parents,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed October 21, 2020, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/359.