Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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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…

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 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 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 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 document is a telegram from Richard V. Carter, State Editor for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, that was sent on June 24, 1949. Carter wrote to Modlin because the Richmond…

Dr. J. Ollie Edmunds, a leader in higher education, gave the commencement address, "Checks and Balances" for the Class of 1970. He began his speech by claiming that in the past year and a half, there had been some attacks on the United States…

This article published in The Collegian features an interview with Chinese international student, Richard Lin Yang. Yang tells the Collegian that he was originally from Shanghai, but moved to Hong Kong due to the Chinese Civil War (1927-1950) --…
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