History Department Follies, no date

As soon as I saw this I laughed too:

Harold Hyman and Frank Vandiver, both genuinely amused. It lifted my spirits.

Bonus: As several readers indicated, yesterday’s pole vaulter was Fred Hansen ’63 who confirmed it himself. Also, I got the sequence correct and he says he was still learning how to use the then-new fiberglass poles.

 

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3 Responses to History Department Follies, no date

  1. Striped pants, a striped shirt and a patterned tie? I am guessing the date of the picture is about 1969 or 1970.

  2. R. Taylor says:

    Striped pants, a striped shirt and a patterned tie? I am guessing no Year wants to be associated with that photo.

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