Oral history interview with Patricia Kelly (OH-051, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Patricia Kelly (OH-051, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2005

Description

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 with the intention of creating racial balance in the public schools. The interview covers her teaching experiences in Charlestown; the racial tension in Charlestown during the 1970s; the impact of the Garrity decision on education in Boston; and her memories of her students and fellow teachers.

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-051

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Steinberg, Josh

Interviewee

Kelly, Patricia A.

Duration

43:56:00

Files

oh-051_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with Patricia Kelly (OH-051, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed August 21, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3754.

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