Moakley Oral History Project OH-052
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.
Busing for school integration, Morgan v. Hennigan Case, Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Busing for school integration, Charlestown (Boston, Mass.), Morgan v. Hennigan (379 F. Supp. 410)
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Collins, James and Gordon, Matt, "Oral history interview with James Collins (OH-052)" (2005). Moakley Archive Oral History Project. 50.