Photo of Georgetown University Commencement in 1924

Here’s a cool shot of the graduating class of 1924, taken from above.

Georgetown University commencement exercises on Healy lawn (1924)
Georgetown University commencement exercises on Healy lawn (1924)

Source: Georgetown University Library

And here’s President Coolidge presenting an honorary degree to Governor Flynn of Rhode Island.

Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States, presents an honorary degree to Governor William S. Flynn of Rhode Island at the Georgetown University commencement. Pictured, left to right: Pierce Butler, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; President Coolidge; John B. Creeden, S.J., President of Georgetown University; Governor Flynn; Walter J. O'Connor, University Registrar; and Andrew L. Bouwhuis, S.J.
Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States, presents an honorary degree to Governor William S. Flynn of Rhode Island at the Georgetown University commencement. Pictured, left to right: Pierce Butler, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; President Coolidge; John B. Creeden, S.J., President of Georgetown University; Governor Flynn; Walter J. O’Connor, University Registrar; and Andrew L. Bouwhuis, S.J.

Source: Georgetown University Library

 

More from Ghosts of DC

Sheep grazing at the White House (1919)

Sheep Grazing at the White House

Here’s a photo I found on Flickr. It’s from the Nation’s Attic (i.e., The Smithsonian). They have a great set of photos up there, so

Mary Winsor (Penn.) '17 [holding Suffrage Prisoners banner]

Freedom For Women Is Not A Crime

This is Mary Winsor of Pennsylvania in 1917, holding up a sign in support of the National Woman’s Party. Winsor was the founder and president

Old Center Market in 1921

This beautiful image shows Center Market back in 1921. It was located on Constitution Avenue between 7th and 9th until 1931.