Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This illustration shown at the beginning of the yearbook. Depicts a white matronly figure surrounded by four children of differing ethnicities: brown, Asian, Native American, and white. Part of a series of illustrations at the beginning of each…

This six-page short story, written by Frances D. Glassell, explores the lives of former slaves living on the property of their former owner. On the day the story is set one of the former slaves, Uncle Job, was sent to the ferry dock to pick up Aunt…

This short story, published in the spring of 1914, provides a description of student life at Richmond College. The college student, John, and his father, explain academics and activities at the university to Uncle Cy, a black farm worker. The author…

A yearbook page that includes a poem for John Johnson, the head of the janitorial staff at the University for 39 years. John Johnson was a beloved member of the University and was the oldest member of the community in terms of years of service. The…

This photo from The Web 1986 shows several male students lying on top of each other while holding bottles of alcohol and wearing headbands with the Japanese flag on them. Japan's rising sun flag is in the bottom right of the photo, and the caption…

This photo from The Web 1986 features two students holding signs and protesting against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The caption reads, "Richmond College takes an active stand in world religion." The student on the left holds a sign that says…

This photo from The Web 1986 features the 1984-1985 CIGNA scholars: Frasier Brickhouse, William Bruce, Jr., Nadine Marsh, Sonya Marsh, Vincent Mathis, Julie McClelland, Howard Moore III, Stephanie Poindexter, Sheila Robinson, Beverly Stallings, Erika…

This photo from The Web 1985 shows members of Phi Gamma Delta posing in front of the Bill "Bojangles" Robinson statue in the Jackson Ward neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia. Bill Robinson was a famous tap dancer and actor and a native of Richmond. He…

This photo collage of Greek Rush from The Web 1984 features a photo in the bottom right of Sigma Alpha Epsilon's traditional "North vs. South" drinking competition. The caption for the photo reads, "Civil 'Drinking' War—with a high casualty rate."

This photo collage of Greek Rush from The Web 1984 features a photo in the top right of two Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers at the "annual Kamikaze party" wearing headbands with the Japanese flag on them. Japanese kamikaze pilots made suicidal crashes…
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