Faces & Places of YesterdayNotable People & Places Photo of Georgetown University Commencement in 1924 Aug 28, 2013 Here’s a cool shot of the graduating class of 1924, taken from above. 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. Source: Georgetown University Library Ghosts of DC via EmailWant to get our great content sent to you by email? Sign up here and we'll stay in touch!