Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

1914-1932

Dublin Core

Title

1914-1932

Description

Includes all documents collected by students in Digital Memory & the Archive (Fall 2015).

Items in the 1914-1932 Collection

Article features a noted Chinese speaker appearing before Richmond College Convocation. The speaker was Dr. Y. R. Chow who was a High School Superintendent in China where Richmond College student C.Y. Hui received his earlier education. Dr. Chow gave…

This article announces the first minstrel show given at the University since its move following the War. The announcement was published a week before the show. The article promotes blackface, showcasing performers as "charcoaled singers and jokers."…

Article discusses the War and the effect that it is having on "every phase of life" including the African American population. The article refers to African Americans as "colored" and "negroes" and discusses them in a negative light stating that they…

In this six-page short story, the anonymous author offers an account of a fire that strikes "Chinatown" in a city in California as a result of an earthquake. The city is near the University of California, Berkeley, and the characters in the story are…

This page is one of five displaying notes about faculty and alumni and provides information about where they live and work after graduating or moving on from Richmond. The page includes a note about Ah Fong Yeung, class of 1909, who is mentioned as…