Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is an advertisement in the Messenger published in 1925 for a record store called "The Perfect Record Store". This ad features a drawing of a black man in a suit and sideways hat, sitting on a stump. The advertisement also appeared in the the…

This article discusses the annual student government reception which occurred recently to honor the current student government. The reception consisted of four six-minute skits put on by students. During the intermission of this show, the article…

This article discusses how Professor Hancock, a "colored teacher of sociology at the Union College of Richmond," came into Dr. Harlan’s sociology class at the University of Richmond. Hancock’s talk was titled, "The Negro and His…

This article is a letter written by students at Shanghai College in China, and was meant for the students and faculty at the University of Richmond. The letter presents some of the problems confronting the Chinese people, particularly the students of…

This article features an announcement put out by the Commission on Interracial Cooperation (CIC), which was an organization that “encouraged an interracial dialogue and south to alleviate the worst injustices” (Smith, p. 14). In addition,…

This column discusses many different issues present in the 1920s. It asks questions such as, "What is your opinion of Soviet Russia? What is your attitude regarding German reparations? Where do you stand on prohibition and law enforcement? Are you…
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