Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Richmond Times-Dispatch

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Richmond Times-Dispatch
Fatal Blaze is Attributed to Oil Stove

Description

This article explains the death of Esau Brooks. Brooks, a black man, was the equipment manager and trainer at the University of Richmond. He was killed by the oil stove in his home. He had been working at the University of Richmond since 1914, when he was hired as a trainer, and only took time off to fight in World War One, in which he won the "French Croix de Guerre."

Source

http://infoweb.newsbank.com/iw-search/we/HistArchive/?p_product=EANX&p_theme=ahnp&p_nbid=G6EW61KWMTQ3NzI0NTkyMC4yMzI3NzoxOjE1OjE0MS4xNjYuMTUxLjEwNA&p_action=doc&d_viewref=search&s_lastnonissuequeryname=26&p_queryname=26&p_docnum=1&p_docref=v2:135B950C9F3CF0C6@EANX-148E80BD1C06519B@2436128-148C75D1B3672C74@2-1494B1AD8AF5F050@
"Fatal Blaze is Attributed to Oil Stove," Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 16, 1957, p. 3. Accessed November 7, 2016. http://infoweb.newsbank.com/iw-search/we/HistArchive/?p_product=EANX&p_theme=ahnp&p_nbid=G6EW61KWMTQ3NzI0NTkyMC4yMzI3NzoxOjE1OjE0MS4xNjYuMTUxLjEwNA&p_action=doc&d_viewref=search&s_lastnonissuequeryname=26&p_queryname=26&p_docnum=1&p_docref=v2:135B950C9F3CF0C6@EANX-148E80BD1C06519B@2436128-148C75D1B3672C74@2-1494B1AD8AF5F050@

Date

October 16, 1957

Contributor

Megan Wirtz

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Coverage

Virginia Baptist Historical Society

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Citation

“Richmond Times-Dispatch,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed June 25, 2018, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/442.