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Selected Resources Documenting School Desegregation

Selected resources on the history of school desegregation in Boston, Massachusetts

Books

Books at Other Libraries

The books listed below are available via the Boston Public Library.

UMass Boston does not hold copies of the following titles, but patrons may be able to request them through interlibrary loan. See https://www.umb.edu/library/interlibrary_loan.

Journal Articles

This list provides a sampling of journal articles that are available through the Healey Library. For more articles please search through the Healey's Databases & Indexes.

Newspapers

Search or browse all of the Healey Library's newspaper databases.

Online Resources

Stark & Subtle Divisions was designed by graduate students in the History and American Studies departments at University of Massachusetts Boston. This collection showcases letters, photographs, legal documents, artifacts, and interviews that explore de facto segregation in Boston and the federally-mandated desegregation of Boston public schools.

Theses and Dissertations

UMass Boston does not hold copies of the following titles, but patrons may be able to request them through interlibrary loan. See https://www.umb.edu/library/interlibrary_loan.

Video

Documentary:

Made for television:

  • Common Ground Part 1
    • Adaption of J. Anthony Lukas' Common Ground
    • 1 hour, 37 minutes
    • Director: Mike Newell
  • Common Ground Part 2
    • Adaption of J. Anthony Lukas' Common Ground
    • 1 hour, 55 minutes
    • Director: Mike Newell
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