Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Richardson. Date: 1953-02-20. Reporter: Swaim. Assignment: Dr. Coons sendoff. Dr. Arthur G. Coons, president of Occidental College, and Mrs. Coons getting surprise sendoff at Pasadena-Santa Fe Station for Mediterranean cruise. 150 Oxy students and Tiger band participated. 'Tiger' in center is Keith Ryan, cheer leader".