Gertrude Bray and Alice Dean of Rice Institute, wading at Galveston
Gertrude Bray and Alice Dean, librarian at William M. Rice Institute as well as assistant in the Department of Mathematics, wading along the shoreline of Galveston, Texas. The pair are wearing dresses, are barefoot, and Dean is wearing a hat. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
Alice Dean was a member of the Instituteâ€™s first graduating class in 1916. She graduated with honors in mathematics and stayed to work on a masters degree. She taught Math 100 for many years, although she had no formal academic appointment. By 1914 Miss Dean was serving as Rice's acting librarian and remained Acting Librarian until 1946, when she was finally given the title of Librarian and a formal appointment as Assistant in Mathematics.
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