Constitutional Faces: Justice Ginsburg’s Cornell Yearbook from 1954

March 20th, 2014

I now have in possession the 1954 Cornellian, which was the year that Justice Ginsburg–then Ruth Joan Bader–graduated from Cornell.

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Look at Ruth. She looks fabulous, as always

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Compare with her High School yearbook photo four years earlier.



Ruth Joan Bader graduated from James Madison High School (you can see her High School Yearbook photo here), was in the Arts and Sciences group. She was in the ΑΕΦ sorority, historically a Jewish fraternal organization. Of course, the outstanding student was in Phi Beta Kappa.

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Alas, RB (not yet RBG) was absent for her group photo ΑΕΦ !

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You can see my pictures from Justice Scalia’s yearbook here.

H/T MM who got me this amazing treasure.