Roosevelt high school graduates descend the outdoors stairs from the second floor, in a 1964 Nautilus yearbook supplement. The nearly four-decade tradition ended in 1971. Historical photo photographed on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Fresno County Public Library, in downtown Fresno.
Roosevelt high school graduates descend the outdoors stairs from the second floor, in a 1964 Nautilus yearbook supplement. The nearly four-decade tradition ended in 1971. Historical photo photographed on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Fresno County Public Library, in downtown Fresno. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Roosevelt high school graduates descend the outdoors stairs from the second floor, in a 1964 Nautilus yearbook supplement. The nearly four-decade tradition ended in 1971. Historical photo photographed on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Fresno County Public Library, in downtown Fresno. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com

Years ago, graduating seniors followed an unusual route – they walked out of second-story windows

April 22, 2017 02:00 PM