Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Glee Club Plans Rollicking Affair [Article]

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Title

Glee Club Plans Rollicking Affair [Article]
The Collegian, Vol. VII
Page 5

Description

This article announces the first minstrel show given at the University since its move following the War. The announcement was published a week before the show. The article promotes blackface, showcasing performers as "charcoaled singers and jokers." The article also promotes jokes at the expense of African Americans saying that the show will be a "laughing earthquake."

Source

The Collegian Archive
http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19210107.2.27&srpos=1&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-glee+club+plans+rollicking+affair------
Richmond, VA

Date

January 7, 1921

Contributor

Katherine Desloge

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Citation

“Glee Club Plans Rollicking Affair [Article],” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 19, 2017, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/23.