Oral history interview with Frederick Clark, Jr. (OH-061, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Frederick Clark, Jr. (OH-061, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2005

Description

In this interview, Fred Clark, who was a member of Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s district staff from 1984 to 2001, reflects on the congressman’s contributions to historic preservation in Boston. He discusses Moakley’s work with the National Park Service and its late superintendent, John Burchill; some of the specific historic sites for which Moakley helped secure funding, including Faneuil Hall, the Old State House, the Old South Meeting House, and Dorchester Heights; the economic impact of preserving Boston’s historic sites; and the appropriations request process in the House of Representatives. He also comments on his experiences working for Moakley and Moakley’s reputation as a straightforward, honest politician.

Source

Moakley 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

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Subject

Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001
Historic preservation--United States
National parks and reserves
Boston (Mass.)
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)

Identifier

OH-061

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Muller, Laura

Interviewee

Clark, Frederick W., Jr.

Duration

30:47:00

Files

oh-061_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with Frederick Clark, Jr. (OH-061, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed December 17, 2017, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3762.

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