Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

The Tower 1920 "Echoes From the Minstrel"

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The Tower 1920 "Echoes From the Minstrel"

Description

The "Echoes From The Minstrel" section toward the end of the Westhampton College yearbook is a collection of jokes and quotes written in "Negro dialect." "The Minstrel" is a reference to the minstrel shows that the Glee Club began putting on in May of 1915. These performances included blackface performance.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Tower 1920: 125.

Publisher

The Tower, University of Richmond

Date

1920

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Language

English

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Tower125-1920.jpg

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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“The Tower 1920 "Echoes From the Minstrel",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed June 16, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/36.