Oral history interview with Joanne Sweeney (OH-049, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Joanne Sweeney (OH-049, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2005

Description

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 interview covers the reaction to the decision in South Boston; her family’s community activism; that state of the Boston Public Schools; and her feelings about the portrayal of South Boston as “racist”.

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-049

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Wilding, Matthew

Interviewee

Sweeney, Joanne

Duration

24:26:00

Files

oh-049_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with Joanne Sweeney (OH-049, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed December 8, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3752.

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