Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

The Web 1971 "Track Team"

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Title

The Web 1971 "Track Team"

Description

Pictured in the third row of the track team photograph from The Web 1971 is Norman Williams, who was the first black athlete on the track team and the first black athlete to receive a full scholarship from the University. According to the Collegian, Williams was “regarded as the best long jumper in the state and one of the best in the nation.”

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Web (1971): 264. Available online via the UR Scholarship Repository.

Publisher

The Web, University of Richmond

Date

1971

Relation

Language

English

Identifier

Web.264-1971.jpg

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

“The Web 1971 "Track Team" ,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed December 10, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2732.