ddv002509
01:18:41
Della Kostelnik Juarez and Julia Juarez-Kostelnik

Della Kostelnik Juarez (61) tells her daughter Julia Juarez-Kostelnik (22) about her experiences participating in a voluntary bussing/racial transfer program as an elementary school student in Seattle. Della describes how being the only white kid in a predominantly Black school...

ddd001898
41:59
John Rossi and Patrick Nolan

Friends John Rossi (65) and Patrick Nolan (58) remember their experiences growing up amidst school desegregation efforts in Seattle, Washington.

ddc002601
51:10
Jeannette Holland and Erik Townsend

Jeannette Holland (68) speaks with her son Erik Townsend (31) about her experience transferring high schools her Junior year at the onset of integration in Nashville, Tennessee. Jeannette recalls the safety and support she felt at her all-Black high school...

dda003184
41:14
Judith Stoia and Patricia Kelly

Long time friends Judy Stoia (76) asks Patricia Kelly (72) about her experience being a teacher during desegregation efforts in Boston in the 1970s.

ddc002604
47:39
Sheila Conway and Sharon Malone

Twin sisters, Sheila Conway [no age given] and Sharon Malone [no age given] were among the first black students in Memphis, TN integrated into predominately white public schools, known as the Memphis 13. The two recall the violence they faced...

dda003181
46:23
John Canty and Jared Tetreau

Jared Tetreau (22) interviews John Canty (81) about his experience as a school administrator during the Boston school desegregation movement.

ddb002653
52:47
Janise Wriddle and Sylester Miles

Friends Janise Wriddle (62) and Sylester "Miles" Miles (62) describe their experiences as young students during the period of desegregation in schools. Both recall the racism and colorism they've experienced in their lives.

ddd001892
39:51
Gail Mondoux and Tracy Shaughnessy

Friends Gail Mondoux (77) and Tracy Shaughnessy (62) talk about Tracy's experience being bused to a predominantly Black school in Tacoma.

ddc002611
01:13:57
Gloria Pillow and Thomas Pillow

Husband and wife, Gloria Pillow (75) and Thomas Pillow (76), reflect on being a part of the last generation to attend segregated schools in Nashville, Tennessee. They speak fondly of their experience at their all-Black high school, Cameron.

ddc002600
50:04
Susan Gardner and Lillian Gardner

Susan Gardner (65) speaks with her mother, Lillian Gardner (98), about their lives in Tennessee during the time of school desegregation. The two discuss the integrated Girl Scout troop they were involved in and experiencing the first year of school...

dda003183
47:01
Ruth Rosner and Lyda Peters

Lyda Peters [no age given] and Ruth Rosner [no age given] talk about being teachers in Boston before desegregation efforts began, and what drove them to become activists in the fight for education equity.

dda003185
41:53
Tess DeCosta and Leigh Anne Carr

Leigh Anne Carr (29) asks Tess DeCosta (61) about what it was like to grow up in Boston during the desegregation efforts of the 1970's. DeCosta remembers the fear she had when her mom worked as a crossing guard for...

ddd001884
43:52
David Hundley and Abigail Hundley

Spouses David Hundley (68) and Abigail Hundley (60) speak about David's experience growing up Black in Seattle.

ddd001893
57:33
Donald Felder and Delbert Richardson

Dr. Donald Felder (73) and talks with fellow historian and friend, Delbert Richardson (68), about growing up in Seattle and living through busing in the city. Dr. Felder was one of the first black students to be bused to a...

dda003179
41:46
Steve Maggs and Barbara Lyon

Life partners Barbara Lyon (72) asks Steve Maggs (62) about his experience being a student in the Boston public school desegregation efforts.

ddd001887
54:07
LueRachelle Brim-Atkins and Jacquelyn Howard

Friends LueRachelle Brim-Atkins (76) and Jacquelyn Howard [no age given] discuss LueRachelle's childhood in Texas and her experiences with desegregation at the University of Texas. After college, LueRachelle took an internship as a teacher in Rochester, NY, and ultimately moved...

ddv002517
35:03
Tracy Shaughnessy and Gail Mondoux

Tracy Shaughnessy [no age given] discusses with her childhood friend Gail Mondoux [no age given] her tumultuous childhood being adopted by alcoholic parents and her experience as a white student attending a predominately black school through Seattle's desegregation bussing programs.

ddb002655
46:12
William Toulios and Dallis Anderson

Friends Dallis Anderson (66) and William "Bill" Toulios (43) discuss equity in the school system. Dallis was Bill's basketball coach at the school where Bill is now the superintendent.

ddd001895
39:57
Shawn Richard-Davis and Rell Be Free

Shawn Richard-Davis (61) discusses her upbringing with her child Rell Be Free (30). Shawn describes growing up in Seattle and the impact of participating in Seattle's school busing program.

ddc002599
59:30
Dwania Kyles and Leandrew Wiggins

Dwania Kyles (67) speaks with friend and fellow member of the Memphis 13 Leandrew Wiggins (68). The two discuss their differing experiences as members of the initial group of Black first graders who integrated Memphis schools during desegregation.

ddb002656
51:17
Charles Kuner and Crispien Van Aelst

Charles Kuner (84) talks to friend Crispien Van Aelst (51) about his decades-long career as a history teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. Charles reflects on growing up in the Lawndale neighborhood, his philosophy of teaching, and the state of...

ddc002603
57:19
Gina Tillis and Sheri Neely

Dr. Gina Tillis (42) speaks with her friend Sheri Neely (48) about her experience as a young woman with Black, Mexican, and Choctaw heritage who moved from California to Texas as a teenager. Gina speaks fondly of Edwards High, an...