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  • Subject is exactly "Boston (Mass.)"

oh-039_transcript.pdf
Mr. Anthony Voto reflects on his experiences growing up in East Boston, Massachusetts, following the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public…

oh-040_transcript.pdf
Kirsten Alexander, who grew up in Jamaica Plain and Brookline, Massachusetts, during the 1970s, discusses the racial climate in the Boston Public Schools during that time period. The interview covers her family’s community activism and support of…

oh-042_transcript.pdf
Henry L. Allen, a lifelong resident of Boston, reflects on the Boston Public Schools and the city itself during the time of the Garrity decision, which in 1974 required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of…

oh-044_transcript.pdf
Mary Ellen Smith, a Boston community activist who founded the Citywide Education Coalition (CWEC), reflects on her work in education and community organizing in Boston, as well as the ramifications of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some…

oh-045_transcript.pdf
Dr. Mark Harvey, co-founder of the Jazz Coalition Magnet Arts Desegregation Program, reflects on his experiences working with Boston-area children before and after the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston…

oh-047_transcript.pdf
Ms. Ruth Walsh reflects on her experiences growing up in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, following the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial…

oh-060_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Sean Hennessey, public affairs officer for the National Park Service in Boston, reflects on historic preservation efforts in the city. He discusses the establishment of the Boston National Historical Park; the sites that are part…

oh-061_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Fred Clark, who was a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s district staff from 1984 to 2001, reflects on the congressman’s contributions to historic preservation in Boston. He discusses Moakley’s work with the National Park…

oh-068_transcript.pdf
In this interview, James F. O’Leary, a volunteer on Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s early congressional campaigns and later a member of the congressman’s district staff from 1974 to 1978, discusses his years working for the congressman in the…

oh-077_transcript.pdf
Robert Albee discusses his public works career which included service as chief engineer for the Boston Public Works Department and Public Improvement Commission during the 1980s, a position as director of construction services for the Boston Central…

DI-0360_ref.jpg
Pictured: Fred Salvucci is third from left; John Joseph Moakley is second from right.

DI-1089_ref.pdf
Letter from John Joseph Moakley to U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi asking to conduct a review of federal court busing orders.

DI-1091_ref.pdf
Notes from a phone call between John Joseph Moakley and Attorney General Edward H. Levi urging him to "file an amicus curiae brief in support of a review of the Boston desegregation case."
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