The dining room at the William M. Rice Institute Commons. Diners are seated at three long tables, with waiters wearing white jackets attending to them or standing against the wall, some holding aloft trays. Along the far wall is a row of chairs, the center ones with very high backs. Six chandeliers can be seen high above the diners. Original resource is a black and white photograph
"Rice Institute Commons, dining area now known as Baker Commons." (1912) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/75043.
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