Prominent (and often Unsung) Women in Princeton History, a Women’s History Month Celebration Led by Robert Durkee, Vice President and Secretary, Emeritus Wednesday, March 15, 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Prominent (and often Unsung) Women in Princeton History This spring Princeton University Press will publish The New Princeton Compendium, a book it describes as “the definitive single-volume compendium of all things Princeton.” The author is emeritus Vice President and Secretary Bob Durkee, who retired in 2019 after more than 47 years in the Princeton administration. Among other things, the book includes 404 encyclopedia-style entries, many of which recount the impact of women over the course of Princeton’s…
Women in Princeton’s History event is a part of Women’s History Month Celebration Led by Eve Mandel, Historical Society of Princeton Tuesday, March 2, 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Women in Princeton’s History Women’s stories are often more difficult to find in the historical record, or their identities are hidden behind their husband’s names. This program brings to light the contributions of some of the diverse and influential women in Princeton’s history, including immigrants, enslaved women, working women, and community leaders. Through their service to others, these trailblazers played key roles in the town’s development.