Memorabilia Monday: 1916 Class Ring

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Hattie Lel Red was the first woman to register and graduate from the Rice Institute. While this is speculation, she was probably the first to have a class ring.

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The inside inscription

Here she is at the first commencement with Dr. Stockton Axson, Dr. Griffith C. Evans, Ed M. Dupree (the first man to register), and Dr. Edgar Odell Lovett.

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1916-06-12

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