Oral history interview with Ruth Walsh (OH-047)

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Collection Number

Moakley Oral History Project OH-047

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Running Time

00:48:08

Description

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.

Interview Date

2005

Publisher

Suffolk University

Keywords

Busing for school integration, Boston Public Schools, Morgan v. Hennigan Case

Subject Headings

Busing for school integration, Boston Public Schools, Morgan v. Hennigan (379 F. Supp. 410)

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Oral history interview with Ruth Walsh (OH-047)

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