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1986 Mar. 3

Arroyo, Felix D.

Felix D. Arroyo: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s.Arroyo became the first Latino to run for citywide office in Boston when he ran for School Committee in 1981 and 1983. A founder of the Latino Democratic Committee in 1984, the first state-level Latino political organization in Massachuset... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Mar. 18

Atkins, Thomas I.

Thomas I. Atkins: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. An attorney and noted figure in Boston politics in the late 1960s and 1970s, Atkins was first elected to the City Council in 1967. Appointed Secretary of Communities and Development under Gov. Francis W. Sargeant in 1971, Atkins became th... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Apr. 23

Batson, Ruth

Ruth Batson: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - A native of Roxbury, a civil rights activist, and official in the NAACP, Batson was a leader in the legal challenge to the de facto segregation of Boston public schools in the 1960s. She was among the founders of METCO in 1966 and architects of its voluntary desegregation plan. Batson discusses her history in activism for desegregation with the NAACP Education Committee... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Mar. 4

Glen, Beverly

Beverly Glen: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Glen was a member of the Citywide Parents Council in Boston.

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Jan. 30

Haskins, Kenneth, 1923-1994

Kenneth Haskins: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. An educator and school principal, Haskins joined the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1974, later serving as President of Roxbury Community College (1978-1984). Continuation of discussion of desegregation in Boston s... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Jan. 30

Haskins, Kenneth, 1923-1994

Kenneth Haskins: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. An educator and school principal, Haskins joined the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1974, later serving as President of Roxbury Community College (1978-1984). Discussion of the desegregation effort in Boston, "qual... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Mar. 11

Johnson, Larry J.

Larry J. Johnson: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Counsel for the plaintiffs in the continuing desegregation suit against Boston Public Schools and in 1982, unsuccessfully requested that the court halt mandatory busing, arguing that it had failed to produce quality education, and replace... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Feb. 25

Jones, Hubie, 1933-

Hubie Jones: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. An educator and community organizer, Jones was Dean of the School of Social Work at Boston University, 1977-1993. Discussion of Jones' involvement in negotiations on the School Committee and controversy over his position; president of Cor... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Feb. 13

McGuire, Jean

Jean McGuire: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. An Executive Director of the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), McGuire was the first African American woman to gain a set on the Boston School Committee at large.

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Feb. 18

Minor, Hasan

Hasan Minor: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Discussion of the politics of desegregation and education in Boston, the Boston School Committee, and the Black community; John O'Bryant; the Spillane administration.

D. Monty Neill Collection