When Boston Was Proper George A. Douglas

ISBN: 9781424141166

Published: June 26th 2006

Paperback

158 pages


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When Boston Was Proper  by  George A. Douglas

When Boston Was Proper by George A. Douglas
June 26th 2006 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 158 pages | ISBN: 9781424141166 | 9.37 Mb

When Boston Was Proper: (and not so proper) is a candid look at Boston before, during and after the riotous twentieth century by a veteran journalist. Itas a broad historical sweep of the former Athens of Americaas notorious mayors, Catholic andMoreWhen Boston Was Proper: (and not so proper) is a candid look at Boston before, during and after the riotous twentieth century by a veteran journalist. Itas a broad historical sweep of the former Athens of Americaas notorious mayors, Catholic and Protestant clergy, including Cardinals and Bishops, newspaper publishers and editors, colleges and their presidents and faculty, past but not forgotten districts, including the infamous Scollay Square, Newspaper Row and T Wharf, and time-honored institutions as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Vincent Club, the Boston Dispensary, the Red Sox and Fileneas bargain basement.

Among the famous Bostonians featured are John F. aHoney Fitza Fitzgerald, James Michael Curley, Gleason L. Archer, Daniel Marsh, Rt. Rev. Phillips Brooks, Rt. Rev. Henry Knox Sherrill, the Rt.Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes Jr., William Cardinal OaConnell, Richard Cardinal Cushing, and two South Boston natives, the millionaire John Fox and writer/columnist George Frazier.



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