School integration -- Buffalo (N.Y.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The Buffalo Public Schools Desegregation Records, 1972-1996, consist of reports, statistical data and analyses, correspondence, and court documents created by or received by the Board of Education or their counsel related to the desegregation case Arthur V. Nyquist and other similar cases.
John T. Curtin, Chief Judge of the U.S. Federal District Court, Western District of New York, presided over the lawsuit Arthur v. Nyquist brought by plaintiffs to desegregate the Buffalo Public Schools in Buffalo, New York from the 1970s through the 1990s. Collection includes correspondence with individuals and attorneys as well as internal office memos.
Materials related to the desegregation of the Buffalo Public School System, created or received by David G. Jay through the course of his work as a lawyer during the court proceedings that guided the desegregation process. This collection includes correspondence, court briefs, notes, newspaper clippings, depositions, court exhibits, internal and external reports, and statistical data.
The collection contains research material on school integration including press clippings, speeches, and correspondence related to efforts to integrate the school system of Buffalo, New York as well as other civil rights issues including the 1963 March on Washington. Collection also includes personal memorabilia and family papers.