[First day of school at Charlestown 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 Charlestown High School during Phase II desegregation of Boston schools. Media crews are gathered at the foot of Bunker Hill Monument to cover the arrival of buses. Helicopter noise is audible. A school bus accompanied by a police officer on motorcycle pulls up in front of the school. Students, mostly African American, exit the bus. The bus pulls away and police line the street in front of the school. A second bus pulls up. The students exit the bus and head to the entrance of the school. Students and teachers inside the school look out the window at the activity on the street.
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
Charlestown High School
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Police Department
MDC (Metropolitan District Commission) Police Department
Subject : Geographic Locations
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Type : Genre
News - Unedited
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