Every once in a while I come across a photograph that stands on its own. Here’s one I found yesterday while a patron was using the Oveta Culp Hobby Papers:
It’s hard to add anything except context. This was taken in April of 1953 at her first press conference as President Eisenhower’s new Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare.
Mrs. Hobby was a Rice trustee from 1967 to 1975. Here’s a link to the guide to her collection at the Woodson. Have a look at the biographical section. It’s pretty much what you would expect from someone who could project command like that.