Browse Items (70 total)

  • Collection: Moakley Oral History Project, 2001-2011

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…

oh-075_transcript.pdf
Congressman Barney Frank, who has served the Fourth District of Massachusetts since 1981, discusses his early interactions with Congressman Moakley and his own entrance into politics. Frank also describes Boston’s busing crisis; Moakley’s leadership…

oh-071_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Richard M. Lane, an attorney and lifelong resident of South Boston, discusses the impact in his neighborhood of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of…

oh-070_transcript.pdf
In this interview, John M. Canty, a former administrator and teacher in the Boston Public Schools, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating…

oh-069_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Paula Fleming, the children’s librarian at the South Boston Branch Library of the Boston Public Library and a lifelong resident of South Boston, discusses the impact on her neighborhood of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required…

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-067_transcript.pdf
Patricia J. Reid, daughter of former South Boston High School headmaster Dr. William Reid, reflects on the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating…

oh-066_transcript.pdf
In this interview, James W. Hennigan, Jr., a Suffolk University Law School alumnus (JD 1958), Massachusetts state representative (1953-1954), state senator (1955-1964), and Boston School Committee member (1970-1974), discusses the impact of the 1974…

oh-065_transcript.pdf
James F. Linnehan, Sr., is a Suffolk University Law School alumnus (JD 1956) and a life member of Suffolk University’s board of trustees. He served as chairman of the board of trustees from 1988 to 1996. In this interview he discusses his friendship…

oh-064_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Hubert “Hubie” Jones, a social worker as well as dean emeritus and professor at the Boston University School of Social Work, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston…

oh-063_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Barbara Faith, a South Boston resident who worked at South Boston High School in the 1970s and whose brother Michael was stabbed in an altercation in a school corridor, discusses the impact on her neighborhood of the 1974 Garrity…

oh-062_transcript.pdf
In this interview, Byron Rushing, a Massachusetts state representative and co-founder of Boston’s Museum of Afro-American History, reflects on Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s involvement in the preservation of sites that are significant in the…

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-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-059_transcript.pdf
In this interview, former Boston School Committee president and Boston city councilor John Nucci reflects on the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial…

oh-058_transcript.pdf
Mary Ann Hardenbergh, who served as a member and as chair of the Massachusetts State Board of Education, reflects on her experiences during the time surrounding the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston…

oh-057_transcript.pdf
Maurice “Moe” Gillen, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, Massachusetts, discusses his community activism related to the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused from one Boston neighborhood to another with the goal of creating…

oh-056_transcript.pdf
In 2001, Suffolk University convened a meeting with members of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s family and congressional staff to discuss the life and career of Joe Moakley, a Suffolk alumnus who served the Ninth District of Massachusetts from 1973…

oh-055_transcript.pdf
Mr. John Weinfurter, a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s congressional staff from 1977 to 1996, discusses his time working with Congressman Moakley. He discusses Moakley’s committee work, especially his role as chairman of the House Rules…

oh-052_transcript.pdf
Mr. James Collins reflects on his experiences following the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public schools. He discusses his upbringing…

oh-051_transcript.pdf
Patricia Kelly, an administrator and former teacher in the Boston Public Schools, discusses her experiences as an African American teacher in the aftermath of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods…

oh-050_transcript.pdf
Lewis Finfer, a community organizer with neighborhood and citywide groups in the Boston area, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which resulted in some students being bused from one Boston neighborhood to another with the goal of…

oh-049_transcript.pdf
Joanne Sweeney, a lifelong resident of South Boston, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public schools. The…

oh-048_transcript.pdf
James P. Feeney, who was born and raised in South Boston, Massachusetts, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public…

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…
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