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MIT Centennial Procession (1961)

This short silent film shows the formal procession of MIT professors and other dignitaries gathering for the academic assembly at the MIT Centennial celebrations in 1961. MIT president Julius A. Stratton and his wife Kay are seen chatting with friends and colleagues. Note that the marshals are wearing newly designed 15th century Venetian-style hats for the first time in an MIT academic procession. Film to HD transfer courtesy of MIT 150. MIT Museum Collections. [MIT Museum catalog # UNNUMBERED-511]

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