Aerial view of Rice Institute campus, Field House and playing field from Main St. with Ye Olde College Inn in the foreground
An aerial view of the William M. Rice Institute campus. The Field House and playing field are visible. The Ye Old College Inn is across the street, in the foreground. A few people are walking toward the playing field. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
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.