Alice Brown, Oveta Culp Hobby, and George R. Brown at the art gallery in Allen Center, Rice University
Alice Pratt Brown greeting Oveta Culp Hobby in the original site of the Rice University Art Gallery, located in the Allen Center. Brown’s husband, George R. Brown, stands nearby. Large abstract paintings are visible on the walls behind. George R. Brown, an industrialist most closely associated with the firm of Brown and Root, was a student at the William M. Rice Institute, and, along with his wife, a major Houston and Texas philanthropist. Hobby was the director of the WACs during World War II, and the publisher of the Houston Post newspaper. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
The Allen Center was dedicated as part of the 1967 Homecoming events.
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