Leave us a note in the comments with your caption suggestion. You can caption as many or as few of the gentlemen in the picture as you like, but be sure to give your man’s number so we know who you’re captioning! Like last time, we’ll hold a vote for the best captions!
Have you ever seen a picture and thought, I bet that person/cat/dog/inanimate object is thinking/saying…? Well if you’ve been wanting to creatively caption a photo, here’s your chance with University Archives’ caption contest!
Take a look at the photo below and the kid circled in red on the left. Doesn’t look too thrilled to be at his grandfather’s reunion, does he?
Taken at a 1946 reunion supper, the photograph above shows the “Old Students Club” and their guests. The club was comprised of students who had graduated 50 or more years previously. The circled child, Billy Turrentine, was the grandson of another man on the second row, Dr. Samuel Bryant Turrentine of Greensboro. Dr. Turrentine graduated from UNC in 1887 with both an AB and MA (presumably in journalism).
If you have an idea of what Billy might be thinking, leave us a comment below. We’ll post the winning caption next week along with a few of our favorites.
Inspired by the New Yorker Magazine’s cartoon caption contest. See the contest and past captions here.