Boyhood in Brookline: The Challenges and Character of Young Jack Kennedy
FOR GRADES 2–5
By the close of the program students can:
Images on this page courtesy of NPS, Kennedy NHS
Did You Know?
Like many middle-class families in Brookline, the Kennedy’s relied upon the many contributions of live-in domestic help. Mary O’Donaghue and Alice Michelan, two first-generation Americans, cooked, cleaned and cared for the children, enabling the family to live their version of the American dream.