Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Column "Spiders to Meet Redmen Tomorrow in Important Conference Affair"

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Column "Spiders to Meet Redmen Tomorrow in Important Conference Affair"

Description

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 "Indian." Today, terms such as "Redmen," "Redskin," "Indian," etc. are widely recognized as offensive.

Source

"Spiders to Meet Redmen Tomorrow in Important Conference Affair." The Richmond Collegian XV, no. 27. (May 3, 1929): 4. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19290503.2.35&srpos=1&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-

Publisher

The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1929-05-03

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English

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RichmondCollegianXV.27.4-19290503.jpg

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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“Column "Spiders to Meet Redmen Tomorrow in Important Conference Affair",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 21, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/1827.