Interview with David Kennedy


David Kennedy grew up in the Mashapaug area before the water was contaminated, and recalls fishing, swimming, and boating there. He is now active in the community effort to improve the pond. Kennedy is a humorous man with deep local knowledge of the Reservoir Triangle area. He has no illusions about the probity of either the companies who contributed to the pollution, or the public officials responsible for monitoring their actions.
This oral history was conducted by a Brown University student in Anne Valk and Holly Ewald's fall 2011 course "Oral History and Community Memory".


"Interview with David Kennedy" (2011). Mashapaug Pond. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.



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    Mashapaug Pond and Reservoir Triangle Collection This collection contains oral history interviews, images, and research materials gathered by Brown University students. The project seeks to uncover personal stories related to the natural, social, and cultural history of Mashapaug Pond (Providence, …