This afternoon I stumbled upon some great images from the Chamber Orchestra’s trip to Germany and Austria in what looks like the fall of 1970. They seem to have played several concerts and also spent time sightseeing. The photograph that first caught my eye is this one of the group on a platform at the Berlin wall, looking over at the eastern side:
Here’s the view:
A picnic in Austria:
But it’s always good to be home:
I’m fairly certain that the photographer was Chem E professor Tom Leland, the fellow with the mustache just to the left of the happy young woman at center. I’m not completely sure why he was along for this trip, though.
Bonus: Sometimes you go to the Berlin wall, sometimes the Berlin wall comes to you.