Monday, July 30, 2012

Princeton University - Class of 1921 graduation and reunions, 1921-1926

From the Princeton University Archives: Annotated silent movie of the class of 1921's graduation (part I) and its 2nd and 5th reunion in 1923 and 1926 (part 2). Part 1 includes scenes of the P-rade and Princeton-Yale baseball match, named professors, trustees, and class members, including President Hibben (08:15) and Colonel Libbey (13:58), followed by exercises with pipe smashing on Cannon Green (24:32). Part 2 includes varsity rowing against Cornell and Yale on Carnegie Lake (26:00), and reunion scenes for 1923 (28:59) (with a real tiger) and 1926 (34:28).

For more information or to comment on this video, visit the library's blog "The Reel Mudd." .

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