Moakley Oral History Project OH-047
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.
Busing for school integration, Boston Public Schools, Morgan v. Hennigan Case
Busing for school integration, Boston Public Schools, Morgan v. Hennigan (379 F. Supp. 410)
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Walsh, Ruth and Tamilo, Stephanie, "Oral history interview with Ruth Walsh (OH-047)" (2005). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 45.