Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article talks about Marydee Lowe, a junior of Westhampton College from Tsingtau, China, and how she was honored by the Athletic Association of Westhampton for her many achievements in sports. She was awarded with her blazer for making her…

This article describes a talk given by a missionary from China, Mrs. McLaughlin. During the talk, Mrs. McLaughlin described the various phases of life in China, and said that China offers a "field of great possibilities." She believes that the China…

This article talks about the speech that a missionary to China by the name of A.B. Craig delivered to Westhampton College students on customs of Chinese culture. She talked about customs such as the colors used for Chinese weddings, Chinese salesmen,…

This article comments on the recent act by Westhampton college to adopt a Chinese child (a venture that is discussed in the Collegian on Nov. 28, 1941 entitled "Co-ords to Help War Orphans). Cotten says that the adoption was done in the spirit of…

This article summarizes the arguments given by David Rogers to the International Relations Club in regards to Japan's anticipated conquest of China. Rogers was a Junior who had grown up in Korea and traveled much of the "Orient" with his father, a…

The story starts with a small racist jab at Chinese tea shops by having the narrator imply that Chinese tea shops were not as valuable as people seemed to think they were. There is a line in the short story that calls one man a "yellow-skinned…

This article recognizes John A. Paau, a University senior from Canton (Guangzhou), China, who is the president of the Chinese Club at the time. The article discusses a recent trip Paau took to Philadelphia to talk about Chinese politics. The meeting…

This article is a letter written by students at Shanghai College in China, and was meant for the students and faculty at the University of Richmond. The letter presents some of the problems confronting the Chinese people, particularly the students of…

This short story describes a student who has contracted a fictional disease called "Cross-Word Puzzle-Itus," which causes her to become fascinated with words. The first paragraph contains stereotypes about Chinese people and culture. In the first…

These five poems are titled "Adaptations From the Chinese." It's unclear if these poems have any significant meanings behind them, but the tone of each of these poems appears to be negative. In "The Flowerless Garden" there is only a shadow and no…
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