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Title Newsclipping of captioned photo of demolition underway on Stevens Academy, Hoboken from New York Times, no date, probably May 16, 1976.
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2006.014.0004
Collection Paula Millenthal Cantor Collection
Credit Paula Millenthal Cantor Collection. Gift of Paula Cantor.
Scope & Content Newsclipping of captioned photo of demolition underway on Stevens Academy, Hoboken published in The New York Times, no date, probably published May 15 or 16,1976 on a New Jersey page.

Text of caption:

HOBOKEN LANDMARK DEMOLISHED: Spectators observing progress of the wrecking ball yesterday as demolition began on the 116-year-old Stevens Academy. Efforts by local citizens groups to save the historic structure failed. The site will be used for a drive-in branch of the Garden State National Bank.

Also a reference record in photo catalog for image, 2006.014.0004.01. The school was being demolished for a new bank (Garden State National Bank) structure with drive-through (drive-in) windows. Mentions preservation efforts that failed to save building. None of the children are identified.

Also see 2005.014.0003 and 2005.014.0004.01 for a captioned New York Times May 12,1976 article with photo of building just prior to demolition. That article stated demolition was to start on Friday (May 14th) and with the caption with this image, it is likely this is a view on that Friday that demolition started.
Date 1976
Year Range from 1976
Year Range to 1976
Search Terms Stevens Academy
Hoboken Academy
Willow Ave.
Fifth St.
Hoboken Environment Committee
Garden State National Bank
Caption full clipping, not descreened
Imagefile 043\20060140004.tif
Classification Schools
Social & Personal Activity
Government & Politics
Real Estate
Banking & Financial Structures