Interview with Alan Goodheart conducted by Kim Dorman on April 21, 2023. Recorded at the Princeton Public Library. Part of the Voices of Princeton partner project with the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer County.
Christina Hu, a Princeton High School (PHS) student, shares that she first heard about COVID-19 early in 2020. It started to seem like a local emergency in the middle of March, when PHS shut down and converted to online learning. Christina speaks about her experiences being at home with her parents and four siblings, saying
Ida Belle Dixon, celebrating her 100th birthday in 2019, shares memories of growing up in Georgia and moving to Princeton during high school. She recounts stories of taking care of children throughout her life and shares changes she has seen in Princeton over several decades.
Robert Vandeventer moved to Princeton with his family as a 13-year-old in 1945. His father worked as a radio newscaster and the host of a quiz show called “Twenty Questions.” (Bob and his mother participated on the program as panelists.) Bob was a 1949 graduate of Princeton High School, where he was active in the
Jonathan Eckstein came to Princeton with his family as a young child. He attended school in Princeton through high school and then left Princeton for about 20 years, before returning in the mid-1990s. He reflects on the changes that took place while he was away. He also discusses the free chamber music concert series, Robert