University of Richmond Race & Racism Project

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A Chinese Student’s Christian Association of North America (CSCA) chapter was organized at the University in 1931. This organization has roots in the Boxer Indemnity Scholarships, which caused an influx of Chinese students to the United States…

This article covers an event at the University of Richmond where Chinese students celebrated the birth of the Chinese Republic, and rendered homage to their homeland. The article talks about China, honing in on the Xinhai Revolution leading to the…

This 1923 article in The Collegian covers the twelfth anniversary celebrations for the Republic of China, held by Chinese students at the University. Students held a banquet at Far East Restaurant, a Chinese restaurant downtown, and stageed an…

This article recognizes John A. Paau, a University senior from Canton (Guangzhou), China, who is the president of the Chinese Club at the time. The article discusses a recent trip Paau took to Philadelphia to talk about Chinese politics. The meeting…

A Collegian article talking about six students from Hong Kong who attended Westhampton College. While all six girls were of Asian descent, only five claimed Hong Kong as their home. One student, Joyce Wan-Jung Chang, claimed Sao Paulo, Brazil as her…

An article investigates the number of Chinese students who have come to the United States to continue their education. Many Chinese students came to the United States as recipients of the Boxer Indemnity Scholarships. The article notes that 160…

This Collegian article desccribes an interview with a Chinese student, Julia Mao, at Westhampton College. Mao was one of two Chinese students on campus at the time. From Shanghai, China, Mao held a B.A. degree from the University of Shanghai…

A charge to new students at Richmond College opens with a short story stereotyping Chinese people. An wise "coolie" asks an American traveler questions about the intentions of his journey to China. The author then asks new students their motives for…

This article reports upcoming discussions by the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) on understanding world religions. They first discuss the Quaker religion, sponsored by the Quaker Church of Richmond. Then Richmond College student Sidney…

This page shows the biography of Cheng-Yeung Hui, a senior who is a part of the Philologian Literary Society and the Chinese Club. His biography shows his relations with the University of Richmond students. Even during times of race discrimination…
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