A couple of weeks ago we were given some wonderful pictures of former Rice band director Holmes McNeely by his grandson. We’re grateful to have them and they’ll be added to the McNeely Papers that the family donated earlier. Among them was a large image of the Rice band in the 1965-66 academic year. Here is about three quarters of that picture, which is how much I could fit on the small scanner by my desk since I could not bear to wait for the big scanner downstairs:
The tuba player seventh from the left in the top row . . . that’s Charles Freeman, right?
I mean, it has to be. Right?
Even after all these years he surprises.
Click here to read his story.
Bonus: Anything for the shot! Campus videographer Brandon Martin sent in this picture of campus photographer Jeff Fitlow shooting behind the OEDK. I’m not sure what’s back there.