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072919_Joan Bartl_Clipping, Sunday Times Advertiser.pdf
When Joan Bartl moved to Princeton in 1969, she was denied service at the Yankee Doodle Tap Room because she was a woman. Shortly after, she joined the central New Jersey Chapter of NOW (National Organization for Women). The group’s first action…

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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…

052219_StrattonJean and DixonIdaBelle.jpeg
Ida Belle Dixon, celebrating her 100th birthday in 2019, shares recollections of growing up in Georgia and moving to Princeton in high school. She recounts stories of taking care of children throughout her life and shares some changes she has seen in…

071619_KellerDavid_audio for website.mp3
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…

Mary Procter (L) and Halcy  Bohen
Beginning in the fall of 1969, Halcy Bohen, Assistant Dean of Students, and Mary Procter, Assistant to the Provost, worked together to welcome the first class of 171 undergraduate women to Princeton University. In this joint interview, Procter and…

Elisabeth Hagen, 1971
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…

052919_CominsKaren_photo.jpg
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…

052419_AlbjergGrahamPatricia_photo2.PNG
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…

052019_HohmuthLemonickEileen_photo c1975.jpg
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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