[First day of school at South Boston High School]
Original Airdate: 9/8/1975
Item Type: newstape - original footage
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Description : Abstract
Footage of the first day of school at South Boston High School during Phase II desegregation of Boston schools. Helmeted members of the Tactical Patrol Force and US Marshals are present in the schoolyard and on the street. Headmaster William Reid (Headmaster, South Boston High School), Charles Barry (Deputy Superintendent, Boston Police Department), Peter Meade (Mayor's Office) and others confer on the street outside of the school. White students approach on foot. Buses carrying African American students arrive with a police motorcycle escort. Two groups of press photographers are cordoned off behind ropes in front of the school. African American students exit buses. A police helicopter circles the area.
Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - First day of school
Busing for school integration - Police patrol
Busing for school integration - School buildings and classrooms
Busing for school integration - Students
South Boston High School
Subject : Personal Names
Reid, Dr. William
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Tactical Patrol Force (TPF)
Subject : Geographic Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Type : Genre
News - Unedited
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