Glimpse of History: Teens at the canteen in Montclair

MONTCLAIR — Dancers hit the floor at the Montclair YWCA in this photo from 1950.

According to ywcablog.com the Montclair location held “Y-Teen Canteens” like this in the 1940s and 1950s as a way to engage youth in the community.

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Source: NJ.com Essex

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