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Theta Chi Fraternity Members in front of Boathouse | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Theta Chi Fraternity Members in front of Boathouse

Theta Chi Fraternity Members in front of Boathouse | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Theta Chi fraternity members standing on the pier in front of the Lake Mendota Boathouse located at the foot of North Carroll Street. The boathouse was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The fraternity members are, left to right: Ronald Mattox (class of 1922); Willard Valentine "Shorty" Erdman (class of 1921); unidentified fraternity member; and Merwin Hayden Howes, Jr. (class of 1923). Mattox kept a canoe in this boathouse for several years.
DESCRIPTION
Theta Chi fraternity members standing on the pier in front of the Lake Mendota Boathouse located at the foot of North Carroll Street. The boathouse was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The fraternity members are, left to right: Ronald Mattox (class of 1922); Willard Valentine "Shorty" Erdman (class of 1921); unidentified fraternity member; and Merwin Hayden Howes, Jr. (class of 1923). Mattox kept a canoe in this boathouse for several years.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26601
Creation Date:circa 1920
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Frank Lloyd Wright projects photographs
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 4274.48 Vintage Print
Original Dimensions:2.5 x 1.75 inches
SUBJECTS
Boathouses
Greek letter societies
Bathing suits
College students
University of Wisconsin
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Lakes
Piers

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