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[Source Description: 13 January 1964: Photograph of the Board of Aldermen's public meeting. Photograph Copyright Jim Wallace. Reproduced with permission from the photographer.]

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Preparing for Monday night's meeting, Mayor Sandy McClamroch and members of the Board of Aldermen met with business owners and community leaders to try to work out a compromise. In front of an overflow audience at Town Hall, the Board voted down the bill 4-2. Instead, the Board suggested that a mediation board be set up to hear individual disputes regarding segregated establishments.