ERIC Number: ED182410
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
The African School and the Integration of Nantucket Public Schools, 1825-1847.
This historical study examines the events surrounding the racial integration of Nantucket public schools during the 1840s. Included are: a brief history of blacks on the island; moves toward school integration; the reaction among island residents to the issue; and the legislative action to resolve it. Appendices include statements by Nantucket residents and the legislative action intended to resolve the issue. A bibliography and photographs are included. (Author/WP)
Descriptors: Black Education, Black History, Black Students, Blacks, Racial Discrimination, School Desegregation, Whites
Boston University, Afro-American Studies Department, Mountfort Street, Brookline, MA 02146 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Boston Univ., MA.
Identifiers: Massachusetts (Nantucket)