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Ruth Miller moved from Canada to Princeton in 1970 with her husband and young sons. Tragically, in 1972, she lost her husband. Her youngest son was just old enough to enroll at UNOW. Not only did the school provide full-time care, which Ruth now…

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Patricia Albjerg Graham, a historian of American Education, spent the 1969-1970 academic year at Princeton University in an administrative role focused on hiring more women faculty. Pat came to Nassau Hall from Barnard, where she was a professor of…

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Eileen Hohmuth-Lemonick, an art teacher, came to Princeton in 1969 and lived in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood. Before her son was old enough to enroll at University NOW Day Nursery (UNOW), she kept him in a cardboard box in her classroom. In…

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By law, Francesca Benson (then Stonaker) had to stop teaching when she adopted her children. In 1969, she joined the central New Jersey Chapter of the National Organization for Women (N.O.W.), and was soon drawn into a committee tasked with setting…

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Victory Chase moved to the Princeton area in 1969 and soon became involved with the central New Jersey Chapter of the National Organization for Women (N.O.W.). As well as attending consciousness-raising sessions with fellow feminists, she volunteered…

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Mark Rosso has lived in Princeton nearly his whole life. He discusses his family’s history coming to and working in the area, and his happy childhood attending school and growing up in Princeton in the 1960s and 1970s. He shares remembrances of JFK’s…

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Pam Wakefield grew up in Bloomfield, NJ. She and her spouse Bill raised their children in Montclair before relocating the family to Princeton in the early 1980s to be closer to Bill’s workplace. She worked for years in the Princeton University…

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Bernard Miller attended Pennsylvania State University and came to Princeton in 1957 to work at the nearby Radio Corporation of America laboratory after seven years as an active-duty Air Force officer. Prior to arriving in Princeton, Bernard taught…
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