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Title Certificate: Hoboken Public School, Testimonial of Merit given to John Frances Hildemann by Board of Education, July 9, 1875.
Object Name Certificate, Achievement
Catalog Number 2014.065.0003
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Collection Hildemann & Field Families Collection
Credit Gift of John & Mary Joy Field Sestanovich.
Scope & Content Hoboken Public School, Testimonial of Merit given to John Frances Hildemann by Board of Education, July 9, 1875.

Printed vellum paper, ca. 14" x 17", rolled. Ink entries and signatures. Engraved vignette illustration. Full text is in notes. PDF on file.

Essentially a certificate of achievement or merit which could also be considered as a diploma, but it is not so marked. It does not state the school or grade, but one of the signatures is that of the "Teacher of German" so it is probable that it is seventh or eighth grade.

John Frances Hildemann was a long-time Hoboken resident and related to the donors of this item.
His wife: Margaret Hildemann; children: Louis, John, Arthur, Mae and Marguerite V. (Rita) who was the mother of one of the donors, Mary Joy Field Sestanovich.
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Printed by Maverick, Stephan & Co. 176 Fulton St., N.Y.


Notes Hoboken Public School
Awarded to [ink] John Frances Hildemann [printed] as a Testimonial of Merit by the Board of Education, for regular and punctual attendance, correct deportment, diligence and satisfactory advancement in study in the past [ink] six [printed] months.
Hoboken, N.J. July 9th, 1875
[signed] Edward G. Brown, President of the Board
[signed] Robert H. Alberts, Clerk of the Board.
[signed] Jerh. Kelly, Principal
[signed] Dr. Wm. [illegible], Teacher of German


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Information provided by donors John & Mary Joy Field [daughter] Sestanovich, 2014:
Rita Hildemann
Daughter of John and Margaret Hildemann
Sister of Louis, John, Arthur, and Mae
Wife of William Field
Mother of Mary Joy and Thomas Field
Resided at 622 Garden St and 708 Garden St.
People Hildemann, Marguerite V.
Hildemann, John Frances
Field, Rita
Date 1875
Year Range from 1875
Year Range to 1875
Search Terms Board of Education
Caption Certificate: John Frances Hildemann, 1875
Imagefile 313\20140650003-3.TIF
Classification Schools
Ceremonies
Children
Education
Government & Politics