Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article is a letter written by students at Shanghai College in China, and was meant for the students and faculty at the University of Richmond. The letter presents some of the problems confronting the Chinese people, particularly the students of…

This column discusses many different issues present in the 1920s. It asks questions such as, "What is your opinion of Soviet Russia? What is your attitude regarding German reparations? Where do you stand on prohibition and law enforcement? Are you…

An article noting a reaction to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination by some of the members of the University of Richmond. A group of 170 Westhampton College students wrote a letter to various political officials including Richmond Mayor…

The article "Our Day: The Poll Tax in Virginia, Democracy in Virginia," published by The Collegian December 3rd, 1937, was a response to an article published by the Southern Planter. The author of the article published by the Southern Planter was in…

In the article "Our Day: The South, The North, The Negro" published by The Collegian on March 8th, 1940, that describes the large amount of support the Democratic Party received from black people in the election season. "With ardent promises to look…

This letter was sent on June 26, 1949, by Charles H. Hamilton, the City Editor of the Richmond News Leader, to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond. Hamilton wrote to Modlin regarding the issue of communism in the United…

This letter was sent on July 8, 1949, by George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, to Charles H. Hamilton, the City Editor of the Richmond News Leader. This letter was sent in response to Hamilton’s letter requesting a…

This document is a letter from Morgan W. Strother of the W. Fred Richardson Security Storage Corporation to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, that was sent on April 21, 1949. Strother wrote that when "we business men"…

This letter was sent on April 22, 1949, from George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, to Morgan W. Strother of the W. Fred Richardson Security Storage Corporation. This letter was sent one day after Strother’s letter regarding…

This document is a letter from H. Hiter Harris, the Chairman of the National Affairs Forum Committee of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, to the Virginia Representatives in Congress that was sent on November 12, 1951. Harris wrote to the…
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