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ON THE FOREFRONT: Trenton’s Junior No. 1, 1916 Virtual Exhibition

Posted on Jun 1, 2021 in Exhibits

September 26, 2020 to May 30, 2021 Want to visit the show in person? Sign up for your timed entry on the show’s info page. My inspiration for the exhibit was seeing the haunting but beautiful photography that J. Carlos Vargas and Robert J. Sammons photographed of Trenton’s Junior No. 1 on MLK Boulevard (Princeton Avenue) at Southard Street.  I wanted to go further and tell the history of building the school and thus my research began. Junior Number 1 was one of the first junior high schools to be built in the east and became a model for other districts to see.   I soon...

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