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Graffiti in front of South Boston High School
Program:
[South Boston High School]
Original Airdate: 5/12/1977

Length: 00:07:11
Item Type: newstape - original footage


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Description : Abstract
Graffiti written in large white letters on G Street reads, "Go home, Jerome. You failed." (Graffiti refers to South Boston High School Headmaster Jerome Wynegar.) African American and white members of a girls' softball team stand on the steps outside of South Boston High School. A few school officials, police officers and others, including Eric Van Loon (attorney for the plaintiffs, Morgan v. Hennigan), are gathered on the steps of the school. Police are stationed along G Street as school buses pull up in front of the school. African American students exit the school and board the buses. The softball team boards a bus parked in front of the steps to the school. The buses depart.



Format : Tape 192   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 77081 
VHS cassette 77077 
Betacam cassette 104779 
digital betacam cassette 76313 

Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - Police patrol
Busing for school integration - School buildings and classrooms
Busing for school integration - Students
Police patrol
South Boston High School

Subject : Personal Names
Van Loon, Eric
Wynegar, Jerome

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Police Department
Massachusetts State Police Department

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Unedited



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