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  • Tags: Busing for school integration

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-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-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-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…

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-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-043_transcript.pdf
Brian P. Wallace, a Massachusetts state representative and 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…

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-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-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-022_transcript.pdf
Michael S. Dukakis, former governor of Massachusetts (1975-1979; 1983-1991), discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Governor Dukakis talks about Congressman Moakley’s efforts to improve Boston Harbor and the Harbor Islands; recalls…

oh-018_transcript.pdf
James M. Kelly, member of the Boston City Council representing District Two since 1983, discusses his relationship with Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Mr. Kelly describes Congressman Moakley’s work to improve housing and the South Boston…
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