Jacqueline McCauley at Rice University
Ada Morehead Holland, The Houston Chronicle
Rice University student Jacqueline McCauley. McCauley is leaning against one of the decorative columns of Lovett Hall, with the arches and towers of Herzstein Hall partially visible in the background. She is wearing a light-colored, short-sleeved dress with a Peter Pan collar and is cradling a number of books in one arm. McCauley was the first African-American student to be named as a National Merit Scholar in the state of Texas. This photograph was taken by Ada Morehead Holland and published in The Houston Chronicle. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
Jacqueline McCauley was one of the first black undergraduate students to enroll at Rice University in 1965. The Houston Chronicle published a profile about her in the Sunday Magazine section of the newspaper on September 12, 1965, "Meet Rice's First Negro Co-ed."
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