Oral history interview with James Collins (OH-052)

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Collection Number

Moakley Oral History Project OH-052

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Running Time

00:39:28

Description

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.

Interview Date

2005

Publisher

Suffolk University

Keywords

Busing for school integration, Morgan v. Hennigan Case, Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)

Subject Headings

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

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Oral history interview with James Collins (OH-052)

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