Rice Institute campus aerial view of athletic field during Rice and A & M football game on Armistice Day
Black and white aerial photograph of Rice Institute's athletic field during a Rice Institute and the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (later known as Texas A & M University) football game on Armistice Day. The picture shows the original Field House and football stadium. The final score was a tie, 7-7.
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.