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Members of the media cover the arrival of students at South Boston High School
Program:
[First day of school at South Boston High School]
Original Airdate: 9/8/1975

Length: 00:13:52
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.

Format : Tape 71   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 18480 
VHS cassette 109747 
VHS cassette 109754 
digital betacam cassette 54609 
Betacam cassette 54634 

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
Police patrol
South Boston High School

Subject : Personal Names
Barry, Charles
Meade, Peter
Reid, Dr. William

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Tactical Patrol Force (TPF)
US Marshals

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

Type : Genre
News - Unedited



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