Moakley Oral History Project OH-051
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.
Busing for school integration, Boston Public Schools, Morgan v. Hennigan Case, Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Busing for school integration, Boston Public Schools, Morgan v. Hennigan (379 F. Supp. 410), Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
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Kelly, Patricia A. and Steinberg, Josh, "Oral history interview with Patricia Kelly (OH-051)" (2005). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 49.