June 9, 2004: From the Archives

While the Class of 2005 already has disappeared from campus for the summer, Princeton’s juniors from a century ago spent this time very differently. These high-stepping members of the Class of 1905 are marching in the Junior High Hat Parade, a tradition that, according to archivists, was “one of the principal events of early June before World War I.” Men in the photo are identified only as “Hamilton, Pete Schaff, Bates, and Pierce (1906).”