University of Richmond Race & Racism Project

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This image features photographs and descriptions of 3 senior men at Richmond College. Attention should be drawn to Wai Hung Taam, who lists his hometown as Canton, China. He is an applicant for a B.S. degree in Business Administration and is a member…

This poem by Poon Kant Mok of the 1927 graduating class describes separation between the narrator and a hesitant lover who ultimately leaves him. The narrator encourages this lover, whom he calls "Far-to-seek," to keep going despite him.

This poem by Chack Kwong Wong describes the poet's longing for home and feeling “alone in this foreign land.” Wong was native to Canton, China.

This image posted in The Collegian on November 6, 1959, shows five Chinese students (international status unknown) surrounding what seems to be a fountain or pond with lilypads. The students' names are: Jean Lee, Shirley Lai, Patricia Kwa, and Meehan…

This is a club photograph of the Ministerial Association. The Ministerial Association was a Christian student organization at the University of Richmond. The purpose of this student organization was to bring together a group of Christian young men…

This page is drawn from the sophomore class section of the 1920 yearbook and includes names, photos, and descriptions of the students who were part of the sophomore class. This page includes a photograph of Cheng Yeung Hui, the only sophomore Chinese…

This is a picture of University senior John Alfred Paau from Canton, China. The description text next to his picture states, "Here is a man who has come from the far distant East and sojourned among these Gothic Halls of fame for four years...". Paau…

This page, drawn from the senior class section of the 1927 yearbook, includes the photos, names, and descriptions of the students of the senior class. This page includes a photograph and description of Tze Lung Sene from Canton, China. He was member…

This page is one of many showing photos and descriptions of junior year students. The second student on the page (from the top) is To Sham Cheung, who is from Canton, China. He is the only student Asian student present in all of the class rosters.…

This page, drawn from the senior class section of the 1927 yearbook, includes the photos, names, and descriptions of the students of the senior class. This page includes a photograph and description of Poon Lam Mok from Canton, China. He was member…
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