Friday Follies: So It’s Not Just Me, 1941

This really brought a smile to my face. We actually own stationery that says “Sorry for the delay . . . ” but this was an entire year! It must have been at the bottom of some enormous pile.

They let him in, by the way.

Herb Allen ’29 is one of my favorites. He was a good guy and a good trustee. Here’s an undated picture of him, probably not too terribly far off from the date of this letter:

Bonus: I’m not sure what they’re trying to get at here. All I can think about is guacamole.

 

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3 Responses to Friday Follies: So It’s Not Just Me, 1941

  1. John Stoner, '75 says:

    I hope it’s not promoting chewing tobacco.

  2. Doug Williams says:

    Was TBPi able to have an induction ceremony in spring 1942? His letter was just days before Pearl Harbor. Most of the Class of 1942 graduated early and left for WWII weeks before the commencement ceremony. They were recognized during their 50th Homecoming in 1992.

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