This Week in Princeton History for June 4-10

In this week’s installment of our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, ABC features the campus in a documentary about gay activism, a train passes through advertising the benefits of living in Florida, and more.

June 7, 1977—A discussion between gay activists and Princeton students is featured in a documentary on ABC.

June 8, 1990—DeNunzio Pool is set to be dedicated, but does not open on schedule. It will open in September 1990.

June 9, 1890—“Florida on Wheels,” a special train car, demonstrates what life in Florida might have to offer to Princeton residents.

Advertisement from Daily Princetonian.

June 10, 1909—The Class of 1909 hosts a dinner for Woodrow Wilson to thank him for his service to Princeton.

Woodrow Wilson left Princeton in 1910 partly due to a dispute over the location of the Graduate College, pictured here in the location he did not want. Historical Postcards Collection (AC045), Box 1. This collection has been partially digitized and is viewable here.

For last week’s installment in this series, click here.

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