Shocking, because what he found was an enormous cache of nude photographs, thousands and thousands of photographs of young men in front, side and rear poses. Disturbing, because on closer inspection the photos looked like the record of a bizarre body-piercing ritual: sticking out from the spine of each and every body was a row of sharp metal pins. The employee who found them was mystified. The athletic director at the time, Frank Ryan, a former Cleveland Browns quarterback new to Yale, was mystified. But after making some discreet inquiries, he found out what they were -- and took swift action to burn them. He called in a professional, a document-disposal expert, who initiated a two-step torching procedure.
Primal Scream (Harvard)
Ivy League nude posture photos - Wikipedia
The Ivy League nude posture photos were taken in the s through the s of all incoming freshmen at certain Ivy League and Seven Sisters colleges as well as Swarthmore , ostensibly to gauge the rate and severity of rickets , scoliosis , and lordosis in the population. The photos are simple black and white images of each individual standing upright from front, back and side perspectives. What remained of the images were transferred to the Smithsonian and most were destroyed between and Some photographers, such as Akira Gomi , have since used this style of nude photography as an art form. This photography-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Yale-Harvard game delayed due to naked students
Primal Scream is a tradition at Harvard University that forms part of the streaking at educational institutions. At midnight on the last night of reading period and before final exams begin, students streak through the Old Yard. The streakers begin in the north end of The Yard and generally make one lap around, but the more adventurous sometimes aim for more. This is done both semesters, even during New England winters. Some of the streakers will "dress up" in capes and masks, or top hat and tails , or other costumes, but their genitalia are still exposed.
This may be a first: Saturday's contest was delayed by a group of co-eds getting up on a wall wearing nothing but their birthday suits. Here is a faraway shot of their antics:. Game being held up because there are a dozen Yale students standing atop wall in front row. All are naked.