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Title B+W wirephoto of Frank Sinatra at Stevens Institute of Technology commencement giving speech at podium after receiving honorary degree, Hoboken, May 23, 1985.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2015.030.0006
Collection Sinatra-ana
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Black-and-white photograph of Frank Sinatra at Stevens Institute of Technology commencement ceremony giving speech at podium after receiving honorary degree, Hoboken, May 23, 1985.

7-1/2" x 8-1/2" wide wirephoto (AP Laserphoto).
Photographer: Richard Drew
Press service: Associated Press.
Place: Hoboken, NJ

Sinatra is seen wearing graduation cap (mortarboard) and gown at podium with school name.

Text:
(NY72) Hoboken, N.J., May 23 -- OLD BLUE EYES CAME BACK -- Frank Sinatra, who had vowed never to perform again in New Jersey after a run-in with a state official, returns Thursday to Hoboken, N.J. to received an honorary engineering degree from his hometown college, despite opposition from students and teachers. Sinatra, during his four-minute commencement speech said "I hope that you all live to be 400 years old and the last voice you here is mine." (AP Laserphoto) (mmm52129stf/Richard Drew)'85
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newspaper / publishing / publicity /

Photographer Drew, Richard
Place Hoboken
Date 1985
Year Range from 1985.0
Year Range to 1985.0
People Sinatra, Frank
Search Terms Frank Sinatra
Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point
Orig/copy Copy
Caption cropped to image and integral caption
Imagefile 360\20150300006-2.TIF
Classification Men
Music
Entertainment
Ceremonies