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The Past is Prologue


Over the course of the 1969-1970 school year, seniors in a newly added elective course undertook an ambitious task: creating a historical record of the Demonstration School's first 55 years. The name of the course was "American Problems," and the instructor was history teacher Leland R. Johnson. Take a look through some book excerpts, photographs, and documents related to the publication of The Past is Prologue: Peabody Demonstration School 1915-1970. 


Yearbooks Through the Years: 1920-1980

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The Volunteer has gone digital! USN Archives has begun digitizing yearbooks from our earliest years. Explore yearbooks from each decade from 1920 through 1980. 


History of Student Clubs & Organizations

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At USN, extracurricular clubs and student organizations serve as an expression of student interests, leadership, and creativity. This tradition of student-led clubs reaches all the way back to our earliest years as Peabody Demonstration School. Take a look through the archives to explore the roots of this strong tradition from 1920 up until the 1980s. 


Peabody Demonstration School: The 1940s


Take a look through photos and memorabilia from our archives depicting life at Peabody Demonstration School in the 1940s.

Our Campus Through the Years

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Take a look at the history of our campus, from the main building construction in the early 1920s to the present-day Centennial Project improvements.