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Jane moved to Princeton to attend graduate school in 1986. She was surprised to learn when she got here, that there were no daycare options for her 7 month old daughter Emma. She heard about UNOW from another family living in graduate housing and…

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Betty Harris was a teacher at UNOW from 1972-2016. In this conversation with Erika Gilfether, Betty talks about the deep respect she has always felt for the ideas of young children, how vital she found the freedom and independence teachers were given…

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Liz Lempert, the current mayor of Princeton, moved to town in 2002 when her husband got a job teaching at the University. UNOW made it possible for her to continue to work as an NPR radio producer, and the year she spent on the UNOW Board gave her…

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Allison Chou attended the University NOW Day Nursery in the early 2000s. In this interview, she and her mother, Lin, recount the warmth felt and the adventures had while in an admittedly cramped, older building. Of note are the case of the missing…

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Barbara Suomi moved to Princeton in 1973, the year her oldest child was born. All three of her children attended UNOW Day Nursery throughout the 1970s & ‘80s. She remembers UNOW fondly and was impressed by their philosophy, quality of teachers, and…

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In 1972 David Keller had just finished his PhD in English Literature when he began teaching at the University NOW Day Nursery. In this interview, he speaks of his experience as UNOW’s first male teacher. He recalls rich memories of the children and…

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Karen Comins and Erika Gilfether sat down and talked about Karen’s long career as a preschool teacher at University NOW Day Nursery (UNOW ) on the campus of Princeton University. Karen began working at UNOW in 1986 and over the years has seen the…

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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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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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Elisabeth Hagen, who comes from South Africa, lived in Southern Africa and Great Britain before moving to Princeton in 1969. She quickly became involved in the Central New Jersey Chapter of the National Organization for Women (N.O.W.), particularly…
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