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Vol. LXIV, No. 31
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
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(Photo by Dilshanie Perera)
TOOLS OF THE TRADE: This hair straightening iron patented by Christine, Inc. is on display as part of the Historical Society of Princeton’s newest exhibition, “The Recession Hits Home,” which is on view until August 22. Christine Vanity Parlors was located on Spring Street in Princeton and was known statewide. Exhibition Curator Eileen Morales said that the function of one of the galleries in the exhibition is to have visitors consider the similarities and differences of jobs in the past to their iterations in the present day.

Historical Society’s Latest Exhibition Explores Unemployment in New Jersey

Dilshanie Perera

In keeping with the Historical Society of Princeton’s (HSP) summer exhibition themes which typically focus on a “human need,” according to Exhibition Curator Eileen Morales, their latest show takes a look at unemployment’s effects in the region and state. “The Recession Hits Home: Job Loss in Central New Jersey” will be on view at Bainbridge House until August 22.

“What’s Not Simple?”: Rec Board Responds to Pool Complex Critics

Ellen Gilbert

“I’m very confused,” said Recreation Department Board Chair Joanne Rogers in a recent interview. “We have locker rooms with toilets, showers, and changing rooms. I don’t know what they consider not simple about that.”

Serving as “Place and Narrative in a Box,” Reliquaries Are Information-Rich Sources

Ellen Gilbert

What did a small stone, a pinch of dust, a sliver of bone, a twig, or a few drops of water or lamp oil signify to Medieval Christians?

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