Oral history interview with Patricia Reid (OH-067, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Patricia Reid (OH-067, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2007

Description

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 racial balance in the public schools. Ms. Reid discusses her father’s reaction to the decision; community responses to busing and to Dr. Reid; her opinion on the issue; and the public school system today.

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

Subject

Busing for school integration
Morgan v. Hennigan (379 F. Supp. 410)
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Education--Massachusetts

Identifier

OH-067

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Moukaila, Sanny

Interviewee

Reid, Patricia J.

Duration

38:36:00

Files

oh-067_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with Patricia Reid (OH-067, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed October 16, 2017, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3768.

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