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http://memory.richmond.edu/files/originals-for-csv-imports/Spider.67-1897.JPG
This image, appearing on a page titled "The Glee Club" in the 1897 University of Richmond yearbook The Spider, shows a white european man playing the flute for a racist caricature of a person with monkey-like features, who covers his ears in…

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In this oral history interview, Madieth Malone (W’72) and Isabelle (Thomas) LeSane (W’72) sat down with Jacob Roberson (’19) and Ayele d’Almeida (’20) on March 5, 2019 in the Westhampton College Deanery Living Room. In…

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The article "Sabbath Glee Club To Sing Sunday" published by The Collegian on February 4th, 1936 announces the return of an all black choir to the University of Richmond's campus to perform at Vespers. The Richmond Sabbath Glee Club was formed to…

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This article discusses the popularity of "Negro spirituals" in the US and abroad. The Sabbath Glee Club, presumably either a black choir brought in to perform for the white audience, or a white University Glee Club appropriating this music, performed…

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The article discusses the opening of the Richmond College Glee Club's Fall tor. Sponsored by the Parent-Teachers' Association of the Bowling Green High School, the recital will open rendering two groups of songs. Followed by the new spider quartet,…

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In this article, the author talks about the Richmond College Glee Club's return after an extremely successful three-day concert tour, including performances at places such as C.H. Friend High School in South Boston, Virginia and the Averette College…

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This article discusses the concert performance that an all-black, male quartet gave for the Richmond community at City Auditorium. and the interview that followed. The quartet known as the Four Mills Brothers "created a new kind of harmony and human…

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As part of their program of "varied and attractive services," the Student Committee on Religious Worship scheduled the Richmond Sabbath Glee Club to present Sunday evening at 7:00 pm at the Vesper Service in the Cannon Memorial Chapel. Led by Joseph…

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This article discusses the plans that the Richmond College Glee Club for the school year. The glee club was led by an oratorio tenor and choral teacher in Richmond named Charles Troxell. He conducted many college choirs and church choirs. The…

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This article is about the Director of Club's decision to replace the Glee Club with the Male Choral Society. The article equates a minstrel performance with "some lighter and more frivolous class of entertainment." A minstrel show is an entertainment…
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