In the Houston Post photo files that I’ve been working with each envelope contains both negatives and the assignment sheet that led to their production. So I can see that the photographer who was sent out to the Rice practice field on September 6, 1958 was supposed to be taking pictures of the team scrimmaging, thusly:
And obviously he did. He took, in fact, exactly three such pictures. Then he took nine more, all of the twirlers who were practicing on the other side of the field:
Bonus: I forgot to mention this earlier but for all you fans of the Rice architecture school there’s a program tonight at the HMRC about one of our own.
Collection Spotlight: MSS 0351 Betty Jo Jones Architectural Drawings
Thursday, March 7, 2019 6:30-7:30 pm Julia Ideson Building