Oral history interview with Jack McCarthy (SOH-040, transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Jack McCarthy (SOH-040, transcript)

Date

2013

Creator

McCarthy, Jack
Howington, Julia

Description

In this interview, John J. “Jack” McCarthy, a 1949 graduate of Suffolk University reflects upon his experiences during World War II in the U.S. Navy as a naval quartermaster and his undergraduate days at Suffolk University as part of the first wave of soldiers returning to college from WWII. McCarthy also discusses his life after graduation, including his insurance career and his involvement with the founding of Suffolk’s Alumni Association and starting the WWII Memorial Scholarship Fund. His interview concludes with remarks on the changes to Boston since he was an undergraduate.

Source

Suffolk University Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Video recording
Oral histories

Format

PDF

Language

English

Subject

Suffolk University
World War, 1939-1945
Suffolk University--Business School
Veterans

Identifier

SOH-040

Duration

1:44:09

Files

soh-040_transcript_mcarthyedited.pdf

Citation

McCarthy, Jack and Howington, Julia, “Oral history interview with Jack McCarthy (SOH-040, transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed October 18, 2017, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/14743.

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