University of Richmond Race & Racism Project

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In this article, the author discussed how the main campus of the University was “truly integrated” for the first time. In the fall of 1968, five full-time black students were admitted to the main campus. The author claimed that there had been…

In this article, the author discusses how "Negroes are being given an opportunity for public education" in Prince Edwards County, Virginia for the first time in years. According to a study by Jean Seymour, the director of religious activities for…

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,…

In this article, the author speaks about the speech that Dean Keller gave to Westhampton College students on what graduates should obtain through their education. She discussed things she believed every student should acquire before she graduates…

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…

This article discusses the speech that Dr. John H. Finley, editor of the New York Times delivered to various honorary fraternities the Honors Convocation on the University of Richmond's campus. Dr. Finley, a previous Princeton professor, believed in…

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…

This article talks about the University of Richmond's anticipated football game against William & Mary and its mascot, the Indian. The campus held an annual rally or "trial" as they referred to it. For the "trial," they pretended to discuss the…

This article talks about Marydee Lowe, a junior of Westhampton College from Tsingtau, China, and how she was honored by the Athletic Association of Westhampton for her many achievements in sports. She was awarded with her blazer for making her…

In this article, the author talks about Dean Keller of Westhampton College and Dr. Susan Lough, history professor, being interested in the series of lectures on current events being given by Mrs. John Glover Wilson, a speaker from Baltimore. The…
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