Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Poem "Janitors"

Dublin Core

Title

Poem "Janitors"

Description

This poem details the sloppiness and ungratefulness of students and contrasts it with the diligent and thankless work that janitors do to keep campus clean. The race dynamics of this relationship are not mentioned, but this piece is paired with a photo of an unnamed black janitor in a Weinstein Hall stairwell.

Creator

Source

Talley, Joe. "Janitors." <em>The Messenger</em> XCVI, no. 1 (Winter 1970): 4. University Archives, RG 24 Student Publications. Virginia Baptist Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia.

Publisher

The Messenger, University of Richmond

Date

1970

Contributor

Megan Wirtz
Gabby Kiser

Language

English

Identifier

MessengerXCVI.1.4-1970

Files

Citation

Talley, Joe, “Poem "Janitors",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed January 17, 2020, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/424.