January 28, 2004: From the Archives

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Perhaps it was the end of exams or a special athletic victory that prompted these Princeton men to celebrate, 1897-style, at an unidentified Prospect Street eating club. Among the revelers is Neilson “Net” Poe 1897, one of the six Poe brothers who played football for Princeton between 1882 and 1902, pictured at far right in the middle row. Neilson was a member of Ivy Club, possibly the site of this bash.