Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This photograph shows the Chinese Club, consisting of K.F. Cheung, King Mok, P.L. Mok, W.H Lam, T.L. Sene, Y.C. Shek, J.A. Paau (President), Y.F. Leung (Secretary), and C.K. Wong (Treasurer), 7 male and 2 female Chinese students. From the 5 members…

This page, titled "What The Bell Says," features nine cartoon-like illustrations. The illustrations depict female life for Westhampton students. The first five photos feature different instances where "the bell" is rung. In the first photo on the top…

This montage of eight photographs depicts a variety of nature and wildlife images. In the top center photograph, a black man is featured doing fieldwork. He appears to be holding some sort of tool in his hand. In all the photographs on this page,…

This page features the names of the Westhampton student members of the Piedmont Club in 1917. The photograph shows an African-American man pulling a horse and carriage filled with the female members of the club.

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…

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, drawn from the junior class section of the 1925 yearbook, includes the names, photos, and descriptions of the students who were part of the junior class. The page includes photos of K. “King” Mok and P.L. “Mok” Mok, who are both…

This drawing appearing in the "Jokes" section of the 1925 yearbook that includes images of blacks as students that depict would-be black student similar to the way white students would be described (namely calling freshman "rats" and depicting a…

This illustration shown at the beginning of the yearbook. Depicts a white matronly figure surrounded by four children of differing ethnicities: brown, Asian, Native American, and white. Part of a series of illustrations at the beginning of each…

This illustration, used as the opening page for the "Organizations" section of the yearbook, draws connections to Native American culture. It is equating Native American cultural gatherings to students gathering for extracurricular activities or…
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