Rice Institute campus aerial view looking south over the Campanile, Mechanical Lab
Black and white aerial photograph of Rice Institute looking south over the Campanile, toward Administration Building, and Herzstein Hall. The residential colleges and Main Street are in the background.
In 1921 E.D. Embres and Thomas B. Eaton, class of 1920 and veterans of World War I, flew over the campus and shot twleve iconic images which are included in the booklet, “The Flying Owls: Rice Institute from the Air.” (LD4711 .R333 F6) All twelve photographs were dedicated to the memory of men of Rice who died in the war, many of whom were friends of the authors. This image is one of those photographs.