Noodling through some more of the Library of Congress‘s pictures on Flickr, I found these two which really amuse me. It’s not just the silly hats and the sagging, pre-nylon socks and, shall we say, revealing shorts. Or the precision of the oars lined up in a row. What is it that makes them so delightful?

Fresh. 8 Yale, 1915 --- Rockefeller -- Lovejoy -- Converse -- Glover -- MacNaughton -- Coleman -- Coombe -- Lawrence -- Lashar  (LOC)

Harvard 2d varsity 8 -- 1915, Whitemarsh -- Brown -- Potter -- Talcott -- H. Middendorf -- Richardson -- Capt. Meter -- Busk  (LOC)

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