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dc.identifier.citation "Excavating for the Administration building with mule-drawn tools, Rice Institute." (1910) Rice University:
dc.description A view of the work on the foundation for the William M. Rice Institute’s Administration Building. Construction workers can be seen working in the wide, deep trenches, separated by large molded earthworks. Several workers are walking or riding behind teamed pairs of horses dragging equipment used to level and flatten the dirt. A wooden footbridge can be seen on the upper left-hand side, and large barnlike buildings are also visible against the background of trees. Original resource is a black and white photographic negative.
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subject.lcshRice University--History
Construction workers--Texas--Houston
Construction projects--Texas--Houston
William M. Rice Institute--History
William M. Rice Institute--Buildings--Design and construction
College buildings--Design and construction--Texas--Houston
William M. Rice Institute. Administration Building
Buildings, Temporary--Texas--Houston
Soil compaction--Texas--Houston
dc.title Excavating for the Administration building with mule-drawn tools, Rice Institute
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, 400 ppi. Derivative files are PDF for text and JPG & JPEG2000 for images. 2014
dc.source.collection William Ward Watkin papers, MS 352, Box 10, Envelope 1_5, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University wrc05232
dc.type.genre black-and-white negatives
dc.type.dcmi Image
dcterms.accessRights public domain

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