Mosaic records, 1980-1990.

Dublin Core

Title

Mosaic records, 1980-1990.

Subject

Cultural Awareness--Massachusetts--Boston
Equal Education--Massachusetts--Boston
Multicultural Education--Massachusetts--Boston
Racial Attitudes--Massachusetts--Boston
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History
Secondary Education--Massachusetts--Boston
Student Publications--Massachusetts--Boston
Urban Education

Description

The Mosaic records are housed at the University Archives and Special Collections at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Founded by Michael Tierney and Dan Terris, Mosaic was launched at South Boston High School in 1980 in response to the effects of court-ordered desegregation on the high school. Led by professional writers and photographers, students produced stories and photographs about themselves and their communities. A yearly anthology was published from 1980 to 1988.

The records consist of grant proposals and reports, curricula, press releases, photocopies of news stories, and copies of the anthologies. Also included is audio of a story about Mosaic aired on National Public Radio’s Soundprint show in 1988. The collections is open for research.

Creator

Michael Tierney Dan Terris Katie Singer.

Source

Mosaic records, 1980-1990. View the finding aid for a complete inventory of materials in the collection.

Publisher

University Archives and Special Collections at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Date

1980-1990

Contributor

Elizabeth Mock, University Archives and Special Collections at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Rights

Items highlighted from the Mosaic records in this online collection are made available for research and educational purposes by the University of Massachusetts Boston. Rights status is not evaluated. Please view this page for copyright information.  

Relation

Mosaic records, 1980-1990.  University Archives and Special Collections at the University of Massachusetts Boston. View the finding aid for a complete inventory of materials in the collection.

Format

.4 linear feet

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

0045

Items in the Mosaic records, 1980-1990. Collection

MOSAIC exhibition announcement
MOSAIC was founded by Michael Tierney and Dan Terris and launched at South Boston High School in 1980 in response to the desegregation of Boston public schools in the 1970s. A yearly publication was published from 1980 to 1988. Additionally,…

"On Discrimination"
This article gives insight in to what students thought about discrimination and experiences the had with it.

"Growing up Southie"
A student at South Boston High shares his memories of growing up in South Boston during the desegregation process of public schools.

MOSAIC exhibition announcement
MOSAIC was founded by Michael Tierney and Dan Terris and launched at South Boston High School in 1980 in response to the desegregation of Boston public schools in the 1970s. A yearly publication was published from 1980 to 1988. Additionally,…

"The Bus"
This article is published in MOSAIC's Spring 1985 edition. Students look back on their experiences with desegregation in Boston schools and in particular, busing.