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As a white parent who moved to Bloomfield in 1959, Norma LeFebrve recalls her time as a member of the League of Women Voters, and the Board of Education from 1964 to 1972. She favoredincreasing the salaries of teachers and advocated for students to be in a diverse environment, and recalls details about several school administrators and other board members. She also reflects on how she worked with the Intergroup Council to address housing discrimination, strongly supported the racial census of students in public schools, andopposed voluntary busing as a solution to racial imbalance.
Bloomfield, CT 2005
LeFebrve, Norma. Oral history interview on Bloomfield, CT by Aleesha Young for the Cities, Suburbs, and Schools Project, July 15, 2005.Available from theTrinity College Digital Repository, Hartford Connecticut (http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_ohistory/).