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Title Sports jacket: Hoboken High School. North Hudson [Basketball] Champions (Hoboken, N.J.) 1963-1964. Belonged to John Meeks, team captain.
Object Name Jacket
Catalog Number 2012.060.0002
Collection Hoboken Schools & School Activities Collection
Credit Gift of John & Barbara Meeks.
Description Sports jacket: Hoboken High School. North Hudson [Basketball] Champions (Hoboken, N.J.) 1963-1964. Belonged to team member John Meeks, captain of the basketball team.

Long sleeve, snap front, red wool with white leather sleeves and pocket trim; red/white elastic cuffs and waist; multiple embroidered applique lettering and patch only on back. Embroidered label of owner inside right near bottom: Meeks. Source / maker's label: Alden Athletic Wear, Inc., West Milford, N.J. [size] 42.

A varsity letter jacket for a championship team; school colors red and white. Applique lettering on back is red felt on white: Hoboken H.S. Large (8" diameter) basketball applique or patch in white and red lettered: No. Hudson Champions 63 64.

See objects 2012.060.0001 for another jacket belonging to Meeks.

Although the school nickname was the Redwings, it does not appear on this jacket.
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Note: 1962 is the year that a new high school building opened at 8th and Clinton Streets; the school reverted its earlier name, Hoboken High School, from Demarest High School which it used for about forty years.
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North Hudson would refer to a Hudson County league; presently Hudson County Interscholastic League (formerly known as the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic Association.)
Date 1962-1963
Year Range from 1963
Year Range to 1963
People Meeks, John
Search Terms Hoboken High School
Classification Sports
Fashion
Education
Schools