4. RIT’s Flying Tiger Arrives & Captures Hearts (Reproduction)

Title
4. RIT’s Flying Tiger Arrives & Captures Hearts (Reproduction)
Subject

SpiRIT the Tiger

Description

This 10x5 inch reproduction of an article from the November 8, 1963 RIT Reporter declares the arrival of the then-unnamed “RIT Tiger” via airplane at the Rochester airport. This piece includes a summary of the naming contest, along with a photo of SpiRIT handler and RIT’s human mascot, David Page, holding up SpiRIT’s cage, in which the tiger can be seen. Alongside this photo is a description of the arrival ceremony, under the headline “Furry Feline Cub Captures Hearts of Awaiting Crowd.”

Creator
RIT Reporter
Source
Collection on Spirit (Tiger)
Date
1963
Rights
RIT Archive Collections
Format
10 x 5 inch RIT Reporter Clipping
Collection
Collection on Spirit (Tiger)
Citation

Collection on Spirit (Tiger), RITArc.0035, RIT Archive Collections