Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001

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Title

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001

Subject

Boston (Mass.)
Legislators--United States 
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Legislators. Massachusetts
Politicians--Massachusetts

Description

The paper of Congressman John Joseph Moakley are housed at the Moakley Archive and Institute, Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts.

The sample of items from the Moakley papers exhibited on this site are used courtesy of the Moakley Archive and Institute. The full collection documents Moakley’s early life, his World War II service, his terms in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate, and his service in Congress. The majority of the collection covers Moakley’s congressional career from 1973 until 2001. A finding aid the the collection is available online. 

The collection is open for research. Access to materials may be restricted based on their condition. Please consult the Moakley Archive and Institute, Suffolk University for more information.

Creator

Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001.

Source

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers (MS 100), 1926-2001. View the finding aid at the Moakley Archive and Institute, Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Publisher

Moakley Archive and Institute, Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Date

1926-2001

Contributor

Moakley Archive and Institute, Suffolk University.

Rights

Items highlighted from the Moakley papers in this online collection are made available for research and educational purposes by the Moakley Archive & Institute. 

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in the Moakley papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Relation

Moakley Papers: Moakley Oral History Project
Enemies of War Collection (MS 104)
Jamaica Plain Committee on Central America Collection (MS 103)

 

Format

300.7 cubic feet (521 boxes)

Language

English

Type

Text
Image

Identifier

MS 100

Coverage

Boston, Mass.

Items in the Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001 Collection

Boston Public Schools: projected enrollments and daily attendance, all schools, 10 September 1975
This document created by the Boston Public Schools articulates both the projected and actual enrollment as broken down by school, area, and race during the first week of Phase II's implementation.

"Make Congress Stop Bussing," booklet by Congressman Lawrence P. MacDonald
Front page of the booklet depicting busing, police officers, and a child with a sign appealing for Congress to stop busing of students as a means of integrating schools.

Portrait of Congressman John Joseph Moakley
Professional portrait of Congressman John Joseph Moakley

Congressman John Joseph Moakley at Rules Committee desk
Congressman John Joseph Moakley hold a gavel while sitting at the House Rules Committee table

John Joseph Moakley with sailfish and fishing pole
John Joseph Moakley poses with a sailfish and fishing pole in Miami, Florida. Moakley attended the University of Miami for one year.

John Joseph Moakley with his brothers
John Joseph Moakley (right) with his brothers, Robert and Thomas

John Joseph Moakley with his wife, Evelyn
John Joseph Moakley and his wife, Evelyn, in hats and fake mustaches, holding a newspaper announcing his election to the Massachusetts State Senate

Congressman John Joseph Moakley at Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Congressman Moakley rides in a car at the 1997 Saint Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston

Restore Our Alienated Rights (ROAR) button
This pin was presumably distributed by the anti-busing organization Restore Our Alienated Rights, or ROAR. It depicts a lion on a school bus with the words, "STOP FORCED BUSING."

Congressman John Joseph Moakley with Senator Edith Green (D-Oregon)
Congressman Moakley meets with Senator Edith Green (D-Oregon) to discuss anti-busing legislation