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Election poster for Mel King and Arthur Gartland.

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Title:
Election poster for Mel King and Arthur Gartland.
Description:
This flyer details the current state of the School Committee, and asks people to vote for two candidates to replace them. This tactic started early in the movement as a way to have better, more sympathetic committee members to help work on the issue of racial imbalance.
Creator:
Better Schools for Boston Committee
Date:
[September 1963–September 1963]
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
printed ephemera
Location:
Northeastern University Libraries
Collection (local):
Frank J. Miranda papers (M112)
Subjects:
African Americans
Education
Massachusetts
Boston
Public schools
Race relations
Boston (Mass.). School Committee
Better Schools for Boston Committee
Gartland, Arthur J.
King, Melvin H.
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 page
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Publisher:
Better Schools for Boston Committee
Notes (acquisition):
Donated by Frank Miranda.
Language:
English