Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This image was taken from The Web 1975 yearbook. It lists the achievements and activities the class of 1975 were involved in. Seun Hi Kim's information is found here. Kim graduated with a B.A. in Studio Art, made the Dean's list, and was a member of…

This article published in The Collegian features an interview with Chinese international student, Richard Lin Yang. Yang tells the Collegian that he was originally from Shanghai, but moved to Hong Kong due to the Chinese Civil War (1927-1950) --…

This column published in The Collegian on May 3, 1929, is an announcement for a baseball game against William & Mary. The William & Mary team is referred to as the "Redmen." During this time, William & Mary's official mascot was the…

This column published in The Collegian on May 3, 1929, describes a Young Women's Christian Association event in which a Chinese student -- only referenced as Mr. Kung -- spoke on stereotypes that Americans had about the Chinese. According to the…

This column called "Frat Chat" focuses on activities and news within the Fraternity system. The column goes on to explain various frat related activities such as dances, parties, and new pledges. One brother referred to as "Moose" is described as…

This column published in The Collegian on January 20, 1922, was an advertisement for a play titled, "Yellow Jacket." According to the advert, "Yellow Jacket," was an "authentic" presentation of Chinese drama, and had been performed in New York. The…

This column published in The Collegian highlights an event in which the Juniors and Freshmen of Westhampton held a "Japanese" themed "wedding." The social event featured "Oriental" decorations and food.

This feature was an account given by Don Sawyer, a former Richmond student, and his time during the Korean War. In the account, Sawyer tells the story of when he was shot fighting the Chinese and almost died from his wound, starvation, and from the…

This photo taken from The Web 1970 yearbook focuses on a May Day event that took place at the University of Richmond. The title suggests that "Rebel Yell," which was a war cry used by the Confederate soldiers inspired by Native Americans, was a…

This page featured on The Web 1970 yearbook is a piece written about Greek life. In it, it states that fraternities as "an institution...have backing financially and morally." It claims the power and influence of the fraternities has waned from when…
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