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NROTC Summer Cruise
Jul. 18, 1947

A group of college presidents and officials pose with Navy officers by an airplane. The photo was taken during a stop in Jacksonville, FL en route to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the college officials would join NROTC freshman students on a cruise.

An accompanying letter lists the photo's subjects as follows:

Back row: Dr. James A Cunningham (Brown University), Dr. Phillip Davidson (Vanderbilt University), Dr. Frederick W. Stamm (University of Louisville), Rev. Howard Kenna (Notre Dame University), Mr. Robert A. Fetzer (University of North Carolina), Rev. B.J. Quinn (Marquette University), Mr. William E. Beard (Nashville Banner)

Front row: Dr. Blake R. VanLeer (Georgia Technological Institute), Lt(jg) O. O. Hunsaker (Public Information), Rev. John P. Deevy (Holy Cross University), Dr. George D. Stoddard (University of Illinois), Rear Adm. Ralph E. Davidson (USN), Mr. Robert J. Miner (Miami University), Dr. F. Hockema (Purdue University), Dr. Edwin B. Allen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Mr. Kenneth D. Tooill (Erie Dispatch), Dr. Walter B. Rea (University of Michigan), Dr. William H. Crew (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Dr. Franklin Orth Rose (Brown University), Dr. A. A. Potter (Purdue University), Mr. George Ryder (Ft. Wayne News Sentinel), Dr. James M. Robert (Tulane University)

Found in RS 2/10/20, Box 32, Folder Photographs - University of Illinois & Other Organizations/Universities

Phys. Desc:


Original print measures 25.3 cm W x 20.7 cm H

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