A policeman examines some of the ten school buses destroyed by fire and dynamite in late Aug. 30, 1971, just days before a court-ordered plan to desegregate schools in Pontiac, Michigan, by busing children went into effect.

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A policeman examines some of the ten school buses destroyed by fire and dynamite in late Aug. 30, 1971, just days before a court-ordered plan to desegregate schools in Pontiac, Michigan, by busing children went into effect.

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A Pontiac policeman examines some of the ten school buses destroyed late Aug. 30 by dynamite and fire in a school bus depot here. About 40 other buses in the depot were undamaged. The city of 85,000 persons has been divided over a plan to bus a third of its 24,000 public school children to achieve racial balance.

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Bettmann/Bettmann Archive

Date

1971-09-01

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Unknown, “A policeman examines some of the ten school buses destroyed by fire and dynamite in late Aug. 30, 1971, just days before a court-ordered plan to desegregate schools in Pontiac, Michigan, by busing children went into effect.,” Santa Clara University Digital Exhibits, accessed February 26, 2024, https://dh.scu.edu/exhibits/items/show/4259.

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