Sepia-toned photograph of Rice Institute's 1916 football. One player is holding a trophy, and a live owl is being held with its wings outstretched by two players in the front row.
"Rice Institute football team of 1916, posed with a trophy and an owl." (1916) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/63836.
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