Texas Technological College Arena Ritas Uniform, 1929
This two-piece uniform belonged to a member of the Arena Ritas, the first pep squad at Texas Tech. The uniform consists of a bolero jacket and skirt made of black corduroy. The bolero-like jacket is open down the front, and is worn with a shirt underneath. The sleeves have red, cotton satin appliques on the shoulders and cuffs. The flared, knee-length skirt has five inverted pleats of bright red, cotton satin.
The Arena Ritas perform at half-time at a Texas Technological College football game. To see this and other original photographs of TTU history, please visit The University Archives at Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library campus location in Lubbock, Texas.