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September 14, 2005: From the Archives

The Class of 1948

The Class of 1948 ended its time on campus in much the same way as the Class of 2005: First there was the Saturday P-rade, then Baccalaureate Sunday, Class Day on Monday, and finally Commencement Tuesday, June 15. One tradition that didn’t continue through the years, however, was the “Quarterback Quartet,” which in 1948 entertained President Harold Dodds *14 and the 580 members of Princeton’s senior class, the largest outgoing class up to that point in University history. Can any readers identify these musical jocks or remember wearing saddle shoes like the footballer pictured second from left? end of article