The Rice Institute band sitting in a semi-circle of chairs around the conductor. They are playing in the Academic Quad during the Garden Party, which followed the commencement speech. There are various chairs about and people are in front of the band. At the bottom of the photograph is written: "6-6th 27. Rice Inst. Houston, Tex" and "2066 Schlueter Photo." Original resource is a black and white photograph.
Schleuter, Frank J. (photographer). "Rice Band playing at the Garden party following Commencement, Rice Institute." (1927) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/71449.
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