Letter from a resident of Hingham, Massachusetts, to Louise Day Hicks

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Title

Letter from a resident of Hingham, Massachusetts, to Louise Day Hicks

Subject

African American youth--Massachusetts--Boston
Boston (Mass.)--History
Boston (Mass.)--Race Relations--History--20th Century
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Race awareness--Boston
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston
Segregation in education--United States

Description

A resident of Hingham, MA, writes to Louise Day Hicks protesting the decision to desegregate the Boston Public Schools, claiming that "forced busing is not a remedy-it is a punishment."

Creator

Name redacted

Source

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

Publisher

Boston City Archives

Date

1975-01-04

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

9800015-001-003-002

Coverage

Boston, MA
Hingham, MA

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Original Format

Paper

Files

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9800015-001-003-002B.jpg

Citation

Name redacted, “Letter from a resident of Hingham, Massachusetts, to Louise Day Hicks,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed August 15, 2022, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/447.

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