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dc.date.accessioned 2013-07-23T17:11:38Z
dc.date.available 2013-07-23T17:11:38Z
dc.date.issued 1950
dc.identifier.citation "New Rice Stadium construction, with Brown and Root construction machinery in foreground." (1950) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/71632.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/71632
dc.description Rice Stadium under construction. A large tractor is shown hauling equipment in the foreground, with a driver and passenger, employees of the Brown & Root construction company, looking in the direction of the camera. An awning is partially visible in the left foreground. In the background the foundation and portions of the bleachers are shown, with much scaffolding, two large cranes, and girders and steel beams rising from the site. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
dc.description.abstract Brown and Root constructed the stadium in 1950 at cost, with payments financed by twenty-year seat options. At the time, Rice's football team was ranked fifth in the nation.
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.IsPartOf This image was included in the Rice centennial history book, published with support of the Rice Historical Society. Karen Hess Rogers, Lee Pecht and Alan Harris Bath, "Rice University: One Hundred Years in Pictures"(College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2012), 78
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dc.subjectPlaces
dc.subject.lcshRice University--History
Rice Stadium
William M. Rice Institute--Football
William M. Rice Institute--History
Football stadiums--Design and construction
Football stadiums--Texas--Houston
Brown & Root, Inc.
Construction projects--Texas--Houston
Construction workers--Texas--Houston
Cranes, derricks, etcs.--Texas--Houston
Tractors--Texas--Houston
dc.title New Rice Stadium construction, with Brown and Root construction machinery in foreground
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the Epson Perfection 1670 PHOTO or Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner and Epson Scan software.�� Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, 350 ppi. Derivative files are PDF for text and JPG & JPEG2000 for images.
dc.date.digital 2011
dc.source.collection Rice University Archives, photo files, "Individual buildings - [Football] Stadium (new) - construction," Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital wrc00916
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
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