Eleven Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) members in uniform, Rice Institute
Black and white photograph of a line of women facing the camera and standing at attention, wearing Rice Institute Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) cadet uniforms. This image is likely cropped from a larger image. Lovett Hall is visible in the background.
In 1917 Rice Institute was granted a unit of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), under the terms of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916. All students, women included, were required to belong to the corps. -- from pages 71-72 of A History of Rice University: The Institute Years, 1907- 1963, by Fredericka Meiners.
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