Oral History Interview with Dan Rappoport

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Title

Oral History Interview with Dan Rappoport

Description

A native of northern New Jersey, Dan Rappaport moved to the Princeton area in 1976 and his lived in or near town ever since. He worked for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Thompson International Group, and several service jobs for local businesses. Dan talks about the community’s physical and social changes during his roughly four decades as a resident. An avid cyclist, Dan experienced many of the town’s transformations in the context of transportation, especially cycling. He served on various public bodies concerned with cycling, while also remaining an active member of the Princeton Free Wheelers bicycle club. Dan talks about his memories of trolley lines that used to run between Princeton to Trenton. The interview also addresses the challenges of living in Princeton on a limited income. For example, Dan highlights the impact of Princeton Hospital’s relocation to Plainsboro on non-drivers.

Creator

Voices of Princeton Project

Date

2018 June 25

Rights

This interview is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 Unported License. The interviewee retains copyright.

Language

English

Identifier

062518_RappoportDan

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Dan Rappoport

Interviewer

Axel McNamara

Facilitator

Megan Armknecht

Location

Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Original Format

1 WAV audio file

Citation

Voices of Princeton Project, “Oral History Interview with Dan Rappoport,” accessed December 15, 2018, http://voicesofprinceton.org/items/show/9.