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Title Sports jacket: Hoboken High School Redwings. Basketball. John Meeks, owner, (Hoboken, N.J.) N.d., ca. 1963-1963.
Object Name Jacket
Catalog Number 2012.060.0001
Collection Hoboken Schools & School Activities Collection
Credit Gift of John & Barbara Meeks.
Description 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.

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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.
Date 1962-1963
Year Range from 1962.0
Year Range to 1963.0
People Meeks, John
Search Terms Hoboken High School
Classification Sports
Fashion
Education
Schools