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Jackson, Ellen. Papers

Repository: Harvard University. Radcliffe Institute. Schlesinger Library

Collection Description (Extant): Ellen Swepson Jackson was the founder/executive director of Operation Exodus, a program to bus inner-city students from Boston to suburban schools. She is co-author of Family Experiences in Operation Exodus, Inc. (1967), and since 1978 has served as dean and director of affirmative action at Northeastern University.

Collection consists of notes re: an interview with Jackson by Peggy Lamson, tapes of the interview, and an article about Jackson and Operation Exodus, 1968.

Collection URL: http://discovery.lib.harvard.edu/?itemid=|library/m/aleph|001398548 External Link

Date(s): 1968, n.d.

Digital Status: No

Extent: 1 folder

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See the Ellen Jackson interview, Black Women Oral History Project at the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College.

Interviewees: Ellen Jackson

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Massachusetts
Busing for school integration--Massachusetts--Boston
Civil rights workers--Massachusetts
School integration--Massachusetts
Segregation in education--Massachusetts

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Sound recordings

 

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