Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This photo collage of Homecoming 1981 features a Mexican theme. The photo in the top right shows a man wearing Mexican pointy boots (also known as Tribal boots), and the photo in the bottom right features a Mexican flag being held next to American…

This document is a report of Richmond College’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages for September 1964 to January 1969 that was compiled by the chairman who is not named. Only French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Italian were taught. The report…

This document is a report entitled "Report of the Curriculum Committee" created by the University of Richmond in May 1967. The report discussed degree requirements, concentration programs, and new courses, and offered recommendations. Created by…

In this letter from 1948, Thomas Eugene West writes to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin about the opening of Brandeis University, a private institution sponsored by the Jewish community, in Waltham, Massachusetts. West claims that…

This article discusses Dr. Koo, of China, as one of the principal speakers on affairs of student interest. Held at the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Richmond, the Young Men's and Women's Associations of Virginia sponsored an inter-racial,…

This article describes the way that Japanese religious leader, Toyohiko Kagawa, was positively received by students at colleges all over the United States of America. Although Kagawa is Japanese, he is a Christian. Kagawa's visit to the United States…

This article describes the way that University Week was dissolved, and that in its place, several public men were scheduled to speak on different dates throughout the year. Due to this new setup, the University of Richmond was privileged to welcome…

This article talks about the speech that a missionary to China by the name of A.B. Craig delivered to Westhampton College students on customs of Chinese culture. She talked about customs such as the colors used for Chinese weddings, Chinese salesmen,…

This article discusses the "Institute on Inter-American Affairs" program that was held at UR on April 7-8 in 1944. The program began with an address given by President Boatwright followed by a speech from Pauline Turnbull. Turnbull was a faculty…

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…
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