Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article explains the death of Esau Brooks. Brooks, a black man, was the equipment manager and trainer at the University of Richmond. He was killed by the oil stove in his home. He had been working at the University of Richmond since 1914, when…

This page is a combination of image and text that is a page-long dedication to the service of John Johnson, a black janitor for the University of Richmond. Dr. F.W. Boatwright, president of the University of Richmond, is quoted saying that Johnson…

This article informs of the death Esau Brooks, former Athletics Director and trainer at the University. The article describes Brooks as quiet yet well respected, "He was to the Athletic Department what a cleat is to a football shoe." The author…

Illustration appears in the "In Memorandum" section of the Fall 1957 Messenger publication noting the death and service of Esau Brooks, an athletic trainer and staff member. Illustration proceeds a brief memorial. The short piece reflects on Brooks'…

Memorial written in the "In Memorandum" section of the Fall 1957 Messenger publication noting the death and service of Esau Brooks, an athletic trainer and staff member. The short piece reflects on Brooks' dedication, skill, and humility,…
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