Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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An article and photo collage in the winter 1950 Alumni Bulletin detailed the events of Homecoming 1949. There was a football game, parade float contest, pre-Homecoming dinner, and alumni luncheon. One photo features a float that says "Bye! Bye!…

Article describing the teaching of Dr. Samuel Chiles Mitchell, a professor of history at the University of Richmond, known for teaching Douglas Southall Freeman. The article described many different interactions that Mitchell had with his students.…

Published in the Westhampton Class Notes section of the Alumni Bulletin, a photograph depicts two young boys raising the third national flag of the Confederacy (the "Blood-Stained Banner") at their home in Lears Glen, near Annapolis, MD. Their names…

This page includes a picture of the university's Chinese Club, showing eight Asian members (7 male and 1 female), with a list of their names underneath the photograph. The Chinese Club included all students that had traveled from China to get an…

In this club photo there appears to be 2 Asian students standing in the back row of the photo. The club was organized by alumni of the Chatham Training School. According to articles in The Collegian, the club's mission was to uphold the honor of the…

Members of the Chinese Club at the University of Richmond. The members include P.L. Mok, T.L. Sene, W.K. Lam, C.K. Kung, Y.C. Lee, P.K. Lee, M.W. Wong. The Chinese Club celebrated Chinese culture, including the annual anniversary of the creation of…

This page shows the biography of Cheng-Yeung Hui, a senior who is a part of the Philologian Literary Society and the Chinese Club. His biography shows his relations with the University of Richmond students. Even during times of race discrimination…

This photograph shows the Chinese Club, consisting of Y.C. Cheung (Chairman), C.Y. Hui (Secretary and Treasurer), C.K. Wong, K.H. Cheung, W.H. Lam, 5 male, Chinese students. While there were no African-American, or any other non-white race, students…

Of the eleven photos on the page, there is one in the middle of an African-American man. He appears to be better dressed than other African-Americans in other yearbooks. Contrary to other photos of African-Americans in other yearbooks, this man does…

This photograph shows the Chinese Club, consisting of K.F. Cheung, King Mok, P.L. Mok, W.H Lam, T.L. Sene, Y.C. Shek, J.A. Paau (President), Y.F. Leung (Secretary), and C.K. Wong (Treasurer), 7 male and 2 female Chinese students. From the 5 members…
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