Pep, 1930’s Style

This is one of those nights when I have a lot I want to talk about but lack the energy to do it. Maybe we’ll have better luck tomorrow!

In the meantime, to keep us all in the right frame of mind I offer the 1929-30 yell leaders, whose names I do not know and can not find out, as all my Campaniles are in packing boxes. I love these guys! Just looking at them makes me feel that I’ll have things under control any day now:

pep 1930 glass 2   049

pep 1930 glass 1   048

Bonus: Also a sign of great things to come, I got business cards today!


Extra Bonus:


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7 Responses to Pep, 1930’s Style

  1. Keith Cooper says:

    And the card suggests a commitment to a campus phone number …

  2. degb00 says:

    I first read your title as “Perennial Historian”. I like that title better anyway.

  3. francis eugene 'gene' pratt says:

    That last pic reminds me of a scene from the “Fountainhead”, when Gary Cooper was the workman being viewed.
    Be very careful.

  4. marmer01 says:

    Bonus: I know where that is!

  5. marmer01 says:

    Also, not just pep, but very prep.

  6. almadenmike says:

    I hope of the fellows above pictured is Guz Cranz (Gustav Edmond Cranz, Jr., ’30), a three-year cheer/yell leader “who was looked upon by the student body as one of the best cheer leaders Rice has ever had,” according to an article on page five of the September 19, 1929, Thresher (

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