Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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An advertisement for an African American Film Festival that was held in The Valentine museum during the months January and February, 1991.

An advertisement in theCollegian for the Spider Club, a "booster organization of all sports at the University of Richmond," features the Confederate spider mascot at the four corners of the advertisement. The mascot, created by college shop…

The University of RIchmond hosted a Black History Week from February 3-10. The theme was "Shades of Unseen Beauty." Events included a march from the front of campus to the chapel for a sermon by Rev. A. James and a choir, a Gospel Night, a Talent…

This notice explains new dining service hours for the campus. The advertisement explains a future Sunday supper cafeteria closure is partly due to the "impossibility of getting colored help without offering some weekly holiday".

This 1934 advertisement is for Lido Garden, a Chinese and American restaurant located in the city of Richmond. The tagline in the advertisement says that Lido Garden is the "most popular Chinese restaurant in the South."

The Fall 1963 edition of the Alumni Bulletin includes an advertisement for the Thanksgiving Festival football match, held at Richmond City Stadium. The advertisement highlights special family prices to encourage alumni families to attend the match…

The Minority Student Union (MSU) put on a dance in Millheiser Memorial Gym on Saturday Dec, 6. This dance was free and open to the entire school.

This 1919 advertisement is for Shanghai Restaurant, an American and Chinese restaurant in downtown Richmond. The advertisement notees recent renovations, completed "in the most oriental styles," including the addition of music. The general manager is…

This 1920 advertisement is for Shanghai Restaurant, an American and Chinese restaurant in downtown Richmond. The advertisement resembles previous iterations. Recent renovations, completed "in the most oriental styles," and the addition of music, are…

The Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA) and the University Student Union (USU) sponsored a National Theatre Company production of Feelin' Good by Sean O'Mally, described as: "Through song, dance, and humor, Feelin' Good traces the history…
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