Letter from a resident of Boston, Massachusetts, to Mayor John F. Collins

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Title

Letter from a resident of Boston, Massachusetts, to Mayor John F. Collins

Subject

African American students--Massachusetts--Boston
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
Discrimination in education--Massachusetts--Boston
Race awareness—Massachusetts--Boston
Race Relations--History--20th Century
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston
Segregation in education--United States

Description

A letter to Mayor John F. Collins suggesting that the Superintendent of schools in Boston had a better solution to the racial imbalance problem. This person suggested that open enrollment would be a satisfactory temporary solution to the problem.

Creator

Name redacted

Source

Mayor John F. Collins papers, 1960-1967. Box 24, folder 2.

Publisher

Boston City Archives

Date

1965-09-10

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 catalog record to the Mayor John F. Collins papers, 1960-1967 for more related information  

Format

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

0244001-024-002-003

Coverage

Boston, MA

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Original Format

Paper

Files

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Citation

Name redacted, “Letter from a resident of Boston, Massachusetts, to Mayor John F. Collins,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed August 11, 2022, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/552.

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