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Gerry Burke and Fred Sullivan: Remembering James Michael Curley

On Thursday, July 24, Gerry Burke, owner / proprietor of Doyle’s Cafe in Jamaica Plain, and Fred Sullivan, retired City of Boston District 9 Fire Chief, visited both sections of MCCS Studio: Digital Approaches to Boston Culture.   Gerry and Fred, long-time Boston residents, shared their personal memories of James Michael Curley as well as their first-hand knowledge of Boston history and politics.

Burke-Sullivan Photos Burke-Sullivan Photos 2 Burke-Sullivan Photos 6

Relevant links:

“James Michael Curley; A Lasting Hurrah”
By Gerry Burke (Jamaica Plain Historical Society)
http://www.jphs.org/people/2007/3/10/james-michael-curley-a-lasting-hurrah.html

Doyle’s History Talk by Gerry Burke (Jamaica Plain Historical Society):
http://www.jphs.org/20thcentury/doyles-history-talk-by-gerry-burke.html

Boston Journal: At Doyle’s Cafe, a Sign Of the Mayoral Times
By Sara Rimer (October 31, 1993)
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/10/31/us/boston-journal-at-doyle-s-cafe-a-sign-of-the-mayoral-times.html