Janet Stern and Doretta Gallucci met in the late 1990s through their work at the Arts Council of Princeton (ACP). The pair discusses the history of the ACP and the process of getting the current ACP building approved, including difficulties working with the planning board and soliciting feedback from residents in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood.
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 this interview, Eileen explains the difference between daycare and nursery school, speaks warmly of
A native of northern New Jersey, Dan Rappaport moved to the Princeton area in 1976 and has lived in or near town ever since. He has worked for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Thompson International Group, and several service jobs for local businesses. Dan talks about the community’s physical and social changes during his
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. Pam worked for years in the Princeton University Department of Psychology as a research assistant for Professor George Miller. She became active
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 University NOW Day Nursery (UNOW). Not only did the school provide full-time care, which Ruth needed as she transitioned back to work, but