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Slavery at the President's House
At least five Princeton presidents who served between 1756 and 1822 owned enslaved people who lived, worked—and on one occasion were auctioned off—at the President’s House on campus. During this period, the President’s House was the center of slavery at Princeton.
Student Autograph Books and Collegiate Friendships
Antebellum autograph books reveal the intimate, cross-sectional friendships northern and southern Princeton students formed in the years before the Civil War.
James McCosh and Princeton’s First Integrated Classrooms
James McCosh, Princeton’s eleventh president (1868-88), admitted African American graduate students into his classes and strongly criticized slavery and the Confederacy—convictions that angered white southern students attending the college after the Civil War.
Explosion of the "Peacemaker"
Lithograph print of the 1844 explosion of the "Peacemaker" on board the U.S.S. Princeton.
View of South Street, from Maiden Lane, New York City
An 1827 watercolor depiction of South Street, New York City, where Moses Taylor launched his commission business in the spring of 1832.
Gravesite of Francis Makemie
Illustration of the statue erected at Presbyterian minister Francis Makemie's gravesite in Accomack County, Virginia.
Nassau Hall ca. 1860
Lithograph of Nassau Hall.
Bust of Joseph Caldwell
Image of a bust of Joseph Caldwell for his biography. Caldwell was a College of New Jersey graduate and the first president of the University of North Carolina (UNC) where, “all things were fashioned after the model of Princeton College.”