The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Boston CSJ oral history
Repository: Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston. Archives
Collection Description (Extant): This collection of oral histories includes an interview of Margaret Garballey, a Sister who speaks extensively of her evolution into involvement with the civil rights movement in Boston. She discusses her interactions with black students during her days teaching at an all-white girls academy, and she addresses her community development work in Roxbury, a black section of the Boston area. She also was involved with the Urban Sisters, a Catholic social justice organization involved with civil rights.
Access Copy Note: The interview of Garballey is transcribed and is in cassette format.
Digital Status: No
Extent: 1 linear foot (about 50 cassette tapes; transcripts)
Related Archival Items: See the civil rights collection at Saint Michael's College Archives for more information on Catholics in the movement.
Interviewees: Margaret Garballey
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American neighborhoods
Civil rights movements--Massachusetts
Civil rights workers--Massachusetts
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968