Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

The Web 1959 "The University of Richmond Band"

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The Web 1959 "The University of Richmond Band"

Description

In a photo of the Richmond band, a Confederate spider mascot is displayed prominently on a drum. It is also illustrated next to the text on the spread. "Confederate Spidey" was the university's "unofficial" mascot from around 1950 to the early 1970s.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Web (1959): 124. Available online via the UR Scholarship Repository.

Publisher

The Web, University of Richmond

Date

1959

Relation

Language

English

Identifier

Web.124-1959.jpg

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

“The Web 1959 "The University of Richmond Band",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 19, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2677.