Oral history interview with James Collins (OH-052, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with James Collins (OH-052, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2005

Description

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 in Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood; his family’s educational experiences in Boston; reactions to the Garrity decision in Charlestown; and the impact that the decision has had on education and neighborhood dynamics in Boston.

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-052

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Gordon, Matt

Interviewee

Collins, James, 1951-

Duration

39:28:00

Files

oh-052_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with James Collins (OH-052, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed December 8, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3755.

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