A letter from a resident of New York, New York, to Louise Day Hicks

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Title

A letter from a resident of New York, New York, to Louise Day Hicks

Subject

Boston (Mass.)--History
Boston (Mass.)--Race Relations--History--20th Century
African American Youth--Massachusetts--Boston
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston
Race awareness--Boston
Segregation in education--United States

Description

A resident of the borough of Bronx in New New York, NY, writes to Louise Day Hicks mentioning how Judge Garrity's children, and children of other busing supporters, have never seen the inside of a public school. The author also points out the "inferiority" of black teachers. A poem written by the author dedicated to "His Honor Judge Garrity The Pacifier" called "That's Progress" is also included

Creator

Name redacted

Source

Louise Day Hicks papers, 1971-1975 (Bulk, 1974-1975). Box 1, folder 3: correspondence, 1975

Publisher

Boston City Archives

Date

1975-01-09

Contributor

Anderson, Connor M.

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 Louise Day Hicks papers, 1971-1975 (Bulk, 1974-1975) for more related information

Format

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

9800015-001-003-010

Coverage

Boston, MA
Bronx, NY

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Original Format

Paper

Files

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Citation

Name redacted, “A letter from a resident of New York, New York, to Louise Day Hicks,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed August 15, 2022, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/441.

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