Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

What The Bell Says [Comic Strip]

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Title

What The Bell Says [Comic Strip]
The Spider 1916

Description

This page, titled "What The Bell Says," features nine cartoon-like illustrations. The illustrations depict female life for Westhampton students. The first five photos feature different instances where "the bell" is rung. In the first photo on the top left, there is an illustration of a black woman ringing a bell calling the white female students to dinner. This first frame suggests that the black woman is working in the dining hall.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society
Richmond, Virginia

Date

1916

Contributor

Olivia Parisi

Format

Files

Collection

Citation

“What The Bell Says [Comic Strip],” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 19, 2017, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/187.