Friday Follies: Scrumptious! 1917

One of the things in George Wheeler’s scrapbook that I lacked the wit to scrutinize the first time around was some material about what seems to have been annual event I’d never noticed before, the Junior Promenade:

His dance card was in there too, the only one in the scrapbook. (Mr. Wheeler was a very serious student.)

Rule 127 of scrapbook analysis: always look inside the dance card. This was extremely unexpected:

Here she is:

Bonus: Call before you dig.

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6 Responses to Friday Follies: Scrumptious! 1917

  1. Steve Lukingbeal. Hanszen ‘76 says:

    Does Rice still have any triumfeminate conservatives on campus?

  2. Lou Ann M. says:

    I am incredibly interested! And what a treat that will be on a Monday! 😉

  3. marmer01 says:

    Elsbeth Thompson Rowe apparently went to Vassar after graduating from Rice and she married bank clerk and later businessman Louis H. Kennon in 1921. They had three daughters; Mrs. Kennon died in 1985 at the age of 89. She was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church and a celebrated soprano in the Houston area in her younger years.

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