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dc.identifier.citation Catsen, James (photographer). "Rice Institute freshmen in the Academic Quad." (1938 and 1942) Rice University:
dc.description A group of five William M. Rice Institute freshmen on their knees in the Academic Quad, in the act of bowing down as other students look on. The freshmen are wearing their pants rolled up above the knee, are shirtless, their torsos, arms, and faces, smeared with oil. Hedges, cypress trees, and the façade of the Administration Building are visible in the background. Written on the back of the photograph: "From James Casten '42, unidentified, 1938, wrc04407." Original resource is a black and white photograph.
dc.description.abstract This photo was given by Rice Institute alumnus James Casten, class of 1942.
dc.publisher Rice University
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dc.subject.lcshRice University--History
William M. Rice Institute--History
William M. Rice Institute--Students
College freshmen--Texas--Houston
William M. Rice Institute--Freshmen
Body painting--Texas--Houston
William M. Rice Institute. Administration Building
Posture in worship--Texas--Houston
Casten, James
dc.title Rice Institute freshmen in the Academic Quad
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the Epson GT15000 (oversized) flatbed scanner and Epson Scan software. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, 400 ppi. Derivative file is PDF for handwritten text. 2014 ca. 1938-1942
dc.source.collection Rice University Archives photo files, groups - students - 1930s, Fondren Library, Rice University wrc04407
dc.contributor.photographer Catsen, James
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
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