Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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The article discusses an informal dance organized to honor the new members of the Philogians Literary Society, fraternity on campus involved with Student Government,university debates, oratory and other literary events. The article states how Dean…

This article discusses a poll conducted by Psychology students based on 20 questions compiled by John Ridenour, asking students about various issues like divorce laws, segregation and premarital sex. The poll also focuses on the liberalism and…

This article talks about the tri-annual National Student Assembly where MRS. Louise Cardozo's belief in American patriotism was reinstated by watching the youth carry out intense conversations about different aspects of the ongoing war. She was…

The opinion piece "By Turning Our Backs on Bussing We Turn Our Backs On Desegregation" published by The Collegian on November 18th, 1982, is about a decision made by the United States Commission on Civil Rights that supported the practice of school…

The article in The Collegian called “B.S.U. Adopts Resolution on Racial Issue,” published May 16th, 1958 discusses the Virginia Student Baptist Union (BSU) at their spring retreat held April 18-20, 1958, at which they adopted a resolution…

On September 10, 1963, Executive Director of the University of Richmond Young Democratic Club, Dabney Lee, wrote the Mayor of Farmville, Virginia, William Watkins, on behalf of a black minister, Rev. L. F. Griffin, in Farmville. Lee began the letter…

Librarian C.L. Wallis wrote this report to convey some areas of improvement for the Richmond Public Library system. He began by giving a brief history of the library in America and then shared how Richmond was behind the average per capita income.…

This document is a letter from John E. Leard, the City Editor for The Richmond News Leader, to President George M. Modlin. On April 23, 1954, Leard wrote to Modlin to ask about the university’s plans for "expansion of their facilities in the event…

This letter was sent on August 24, 1951, by Lillian M. Weaver, the Chairman of the Commission on Democracy in the Schools, to Raymond B. Pinchbeck, a Dean at the University of Richmond. In this letter, Weaver wrote "the Virginia Teachers…

This document is a letter from Raymond B. Pinchbeck, a Dean at the University of Richmond, to Lillian M. Weaver, the Chairman of the Commission on Democracy in the Schools, that was sent on September 7, 1951. This letter was sent in response to…
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