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Vol. 111, No. 10

Early reunions

Published on April6, 2011

The 1944 Class Notes in the Dec. 8 issue contain a statement that should not go unchallenged: “The first on-campus reunion did not occur until 1947, when 1922 held its 25th.” I don’t know when the tradition started, but it was well established by the spring of my freshman year — 1937. I visited several of the many reunion tents that year, including 1912’s 25th and 1927’s 10th. I spent most of the evening with 1927, which featured Tommy Dorsey’s 14-piece orchestra, one of the great swing bands of that era.

Herb Shultz ’40
Kingston, N.Y.

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