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    • Cheerleading Squad, Rice University 

      Loughead Photographers (1962)
      From left to right: Albert Kidd, Lou Bertch and Bill Neal. Originally called yell leaders, cheerleading started in 1916. The squad was male-only until 1953. In April of that year, Jane Ryba, Joan Ryba, and Carolyn Thomas were elected as the first female cheerleaders.