William M. Rice Institute's Wilbur Hess playing tennis. Hess, wearing a white short sleeved shirt, white shorts and white tennis shoes, is on the court, and appears to have just hit the tennis ball with a backhanded volley. The ball can be seen mid-air. In the background a number of out-of-focus spectators can be seen. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
"Wilbur Hess playing tennis, Rice Institute." (1934) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/81965.
Wilbur Hess was the 1st player from Rice Institute to win the National Intercollegiate singles in 1935.
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