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Discovery Center – Second Floor

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65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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September 2019

Open Archive: Princeton School Days

Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Discovery Center – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

As a new school year begins, stop by the Discovery Center to explore report cards, diplomas and other archival materials from historic local schools, both public and private. The Historical Society of Princeton’s Open Archive series allows visitors to interact with little-seen artifacts and documents from its vast collection. Featuring a different theme each time, these events present historical material with minimal interpretation and encourage visitors to make observations, ask questions and be the historian themselves. HSP’s curator of collections…

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October 2019

Open Archive: World War II on the Princeton Homefront

Thursday, October 17, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Discovery Center – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Stop by the Discovery Center to explore artifacts and archival materials that illustrate how Princeton residents participated in World War II from the homefront through civil defense, rationing and foreign relief efforts. This Open Archive is presented in conjunction with the library and Historical Society of Princeton's World War II exhibition on view through February 6, 2020 in the Princeton Room. The Historical Society of Princeton’s Open Archive series allows visitors to interact with little-seen artifacts and documents from its…

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