Oral History Interview with Dan Rappoport

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Oral History Interview with Dan Rappoport


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.


Voices of Princeton


2018 June 25


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

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Axel McNamara


Dan Rappoport


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

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062518_RappoportDan_Recording for web.mp3


Voices of Princeton, “Oral History Interview with Dan Rappoport,” Voices of Princeton, accessed September 16, 2021, https://www.voicesofprinceton.org/items/show/4.

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