11 in HIGH x 14 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 35.56 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Description: A large crowd fills the UC Berkeley football stadium for the 1949 graduation. The football field is filled with graduates in black cap and gown. The school's clock tower is seen in the background. ROTC students are standing at the front of the group. Photo caption reads: The class of '49, biggest in the history of the University of California, and an audience of thousands mass at Edwards' Field for the 86th commencement exercises. This is the start of the graduation program, with the academic procession led by President Robert Gordon Sproul and Prof. Edwin C. Voorhies, University marshal, filing to the rostrum.

Used: Oakland Tribune

Bookmark and Share