Letter from a Third Grade Student to Mayor Kevin H. White

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Title

Letter from a Third Grade Student to Mayor Kevin H. White

Subject

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 issue of school desegregation attracted a lot of attention and concern. Third grade students from the Miller School in Holliston, MA, sent letters to Mayor Kevin White offering their opinions on how to handle the reactions to forced busing. The young author of this letter shares his idea with Mayor White about how to end the violence.

Creator

Name Redacted

Source

Mayor Kevin White records, 1929-1999 (Bulk, 1968-1983). Busing: Assorted Materials

Publisher

Boston City Archives

Date

1974-10-10

Contributor

Beaubrun, Krystle

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

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

0245-001-B20-F39

Coverage

Boston (Mass.)

Files

0245-001-B047-F039_0003_Redacted.jpg

Citation

Name Redacted, “Letter from a Third Grade Student to Mayor Kevin H. White,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed December 5, 2020, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/395.

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