Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

1946-1971

Dublin Core

Title

1946-1971

Description

Includes all documents collected by students in Digital Memory & the Archive (Fall 2016).

Items in the 1946-1971 Collection

A student-authored article, titled "All Around The Lake", was featured in the 1949 Alumni Bulletin, offering a depiction of current social events at the University of Richmond. The article highlights events, such as the University mascot receiving a…

The Fall 1963 edition of the Alumni Bulletin includes an advertisement for the Thanksgiving Festival football match, held at Richmond City Stadium. The advertisement highlights special family prices to encourage alumni families to attend the match…

This article in the Collegian reported on sit-down demonstrations by students at Virginia State College in Petersburg. The demonstrations at the historically black college were meant to work towards "freedom of movement and action in a free society."…

The Winter 1971 Alumni Bulletin features an image and accompanying profile of Irene Ebhomielen of Nigeria. Ebhomielen was an international student on the University of Richmond campus, attending the University partly because of the financial…

This article from the Collegian examines admissions statistics from the Richmond College freshman class. Of the 1300 men who applied to Richmond college, 669 were accepted as new students and transfers, and 65% of those accepted chose to enroll. When…