Oral history interview with Ruth Walsh (OH-047, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Ruth Walsh (OH-047, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2005

Description

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 balance in the public schools. Ms. Walsh discusses her education in the Boston Public Schools; the effects of the Garrity decision on her family and neighborhood; the experiences of her children in the Cambridge Public Schools; and her feelings about the decision and the importance of diversity.

Source

Moakley Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Identifier

OH-047

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Tamilo, Stephanie

Interviewee

Walsh, Ruth

Duration

48:08:00

Files

oh-047_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with Ruth Walsh (OH-047, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed December 8, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3750.

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