Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

The Web 1962 "Rat Week"

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Title

The Web 1962 "Rat Week"

Description

The bottom two photographs were published in The Web 1962 in the Westhampton freshmen section. It portrays freshmen women participating in Rat Week while holding Confederate flags. Rat Week was a hazing event for freshman that commonly involved racist imagery and Lost Cause ideology.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Web (1962): 167. Available online via the UR Scholarship Repository.

Publisher

The Web, University of Richmond

Date

1962

Relation

Language

English

Identifier

Web.167-1962.jpg

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

“The Web 1962 "Rat Week" ,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed January 22, 2020, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2712.