Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is a report on the current state and history of minority students on campus as well as student engagement with minorities from the University of Richmond in 1973. This fact sheet lists the efforts the University of Richmond has made with…

A poem, "I Am the Lawyer written by Louis Lande, from New York City. Louis Lande was not a student of Richmond College, but his poem was reprinted from the New York Law Journal, Wednesday, May 28, 1930 and was included in The 1931 Web. Lande was a…

R. H. Adams, in a six-page essay, discusses immigration issues in the United States, with a hostile view towards Eastern European immigrants, stating "the Slavs, Poles, and Italians... are, to say the least, decidedly of the ultra-undesirable type"…

In this short essay supporting American expansion, S. J. Rowland gives a brief history on the concept of colonization by the British, and then gives a chronological history of the United States' acquisition of land in the contiguous country and…

Introduction page for the 1917 “Senior Law” section features an illustration of a white man dressed in a nice suit carrying a book and an African-American man dressed in tattered overalls and a shirt. The white man has his hand extended out…

In this short story, E. E. Northen tells of the journey of two Confederate soldiers returning home after the Civil War. They stop a Union officer and play "boyish pranks" on him (138). After the men leave the Union officer and make it home, Union…

In this fable-style short story, Gellman describes a stereotypical, poor Irish boy named Tobias who steals and cons people out of money to make a living, until one day when he is moved with sympathy for another "poor" boy, Mickey. After Tobias gives…

This poem, "New Moon," was written by members of the university's Writing Club in attempts to resemble Japanese poetry in hokku, or haiku, form. The stanzas describe a scene that is perhaps set Japan, and a caption at the top that explains the intent…

This short story, authored by Leslie Jones, is titled "A New Review of an Old Book." The story talks about religion and its interpretations throughout time, often lightheartedly mocking different religions. Judaism, Hinduism, Christianity and the Ku…

In a report from 1954 evaluating the need for the University of Richmond to integrate, the committee charged to study segregation in the graduate and professional schools concluded that there was no need to racially integrate at the time of the…
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