|Title||Sports jacket: Hoboken High School Redwings. Basketball. John Meeks, owner, (Hoboken, N.J.) N.d., ca. 1963-1963.|
|Collection||Hoboken Schools & School Activities Collection|
|Credit||Gift of John & Barbara Meeks.|
Sports jacket: Hoboken High School (Redwings). Basketball. (Hoboken, N.J.) No date, circa 1962-1963. Belonged to team member, John Meeks, captain.
Long sleeve, snap front, red wool with white leather trim (collar, pockets, shoulders); red/white elastic cuffs and waist; applique patches on back and left sleeve. Embroidered label of owner inside left near bottom: Meeks. Source / maker's label: Stan's Sport Center 536 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. [size] 42.
Genre is a varsity letter team jacket; school colors red and white. The applique on the back is lettered with the school name, Hoboken High School, and has two red wings denoting the school nickname, Redwings, but the word 'Redwings' does not appear. Left sleeve has a white basketball patch.
See objects 2012.060.0002 for another jacket belonging to Meeks dated 1963-1964.
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.
|Year Range from||1962|
|Year Range to||1963|
Hoboken High School