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The 15 Best Historical Photo Collections You Should Be Following On Flickr

Flickr is still the best place to discover amazing and historic images from library and historical society collections. If you're a history buff, prepare to lose hours pouring through these acc...
  • Anthony Castro

    Babe Ruth and George Bush - On January 29, 1936, the Baseball Hall of Fame elected its first members. Among the five men was Babe Ruth, seen in this photograph taken in 1946, donating the manuscript of his autobiography to Yale. The young man in uniform is the captain of the Yale baseball team and a future President. George H. W. Bush was an older college student—he had delayed going to college and joined the Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Babe Ruth meeting Yale captain and first baseman George H. W. Bush, 1948

Babe Ruth and George Bush - On January 29, 1936, the Baseball Hall of Fame elected its first members. Among the five men was Babe Ruth, seen in this photograph taken in 1948, donating the manuscript of his autobiography to Yale. The young man in uniform is the captain of the Yale baseball team and a future President. George H. W. Bush was an older college student—he had delayed going to college and joined the Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Before they were Presidents: George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush sporting Yale sweaters.

  • cris tina

    unfortunately even an Ivy League University did nothing to improve Bush Jr.'s speech and spelling!

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