The following external resources provide valuable information about the busing crisis in Boston:
Ruth Batson Papers, Schlesinger Library
ROAR Ephemera Related to the Anti-busing Activities, Widener Library (in library use only)
University of Massachusetts Boston
Judge W. Arthur Garrity Chamber Papers on the Boston Schools Desegregation Case: The papers in this collection constitute a day-to day file documentation of Morgan v. Hennigan, 379 F. Supp. 410 (1974). Portions of this large collection are digitized and can be browsed online.
An interpretive site begun in 2015 by graduate students in the History and American Studies departments at UMass Boston. It includes links to digitized portions of 15 important archival collections related to the desegregation era, including sample documents from the papers of Judge W. A. Garrity, the papers of Louise Day Hicks (including ROAR materials), the papers of Boston Mayor Kevin White, the papers of Congressman Joe Moakley, the records of METCO, and more. Fuller descriptions of some of these collections are given elsewhere on this page.
Boston City Archives