September 26, 2007: From the Archives


It was 69 years ago this fall when these newly arrived freshmen, members of the Class of 1942, began learning the University’s ropes — courtesy of Princeton’s Freshman Orientation Committee. Frosh in their “dinks,” the beanies they were made to wear by the sophomore class, are, from left, Bruce Wilson ’42, Joe Rutter ’42, and James O’Brian ’42. Orientation guides sporting identifying armbands are A.O. Whipple ’39 and Frederick L. Redpath ’39.end of article