Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Browse Items (9 total)

This column published in The Collegian on January 20, 1922, was an advertisement for a play titled, "Yellow Jacket." According to the advert, "Yellow Jacket," was an "authentic" presentation of Chinese drama, and had been performed in New York. The…

These photos were published in The Web 1971 yearbook. It is a feature page of the University of Richmond's University Players, the school's theater group. The photos are specifically of the Player's production of The Tempest by William Shakespeare.…

This article referred to as a "Campus Brainstorm" gives students an opportunity to publically voice their ideas regarding entertainment and social activities on campus. The brainstormers stated that they would like to see more Minstrel shows from the…

This article discusses a student variety show put on by dramatic director Professor Alton W. Williams. The show was said to include a performance by Professor N. Wilford Skinner, who was to lead the event and perform acrobatic tricks. The "hillbilly…

This article discusses a Marionette show that featured the voice of African American student, Francis Foster. Foster attended Virginia Union University, and the show took place at St. Catherine's in Richmond under the director of the department Mr.…

This page shows a short story written about George Reynolds Freedley, Class of 1925. No authorship information is given. The story explains his participation as a "thespian." Author poses the question, "what would our Minstrels do without George,"…

A one act play written by Editor-in-Chief Louise Dinwiddie. This play is a Dramatis Personae. This nine page one act play takes place in "The Orient" and describes the character Kin Cho in the last paragraph on page 1. Dinwiddie describes the Kin…

A play in one act written by Mary Lucile Saunders that takes place in a "Chinese town." The play follows the conversation of characters. Special attention should be paid to Saunders' description of each character, especially to Charlie and Ling.…

A brief description of the play The Silent House. Attention should be directed to the character list, showing characters seemingly of Asian descent (Ho-Fang, Dr. Chan-Fu, and H'Wang) while the actors playing these roles seem to be American. This…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2