Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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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…

A Collegian article talking about six students from Hong Kong who attended Westhampton College. While all six girls were of Asian descent, only five claimed Hong Kong as their home. One student, Joyce Wan-Jung Chang, claimed Sao Paulo, Brazil as her…

A letter from Marguerite Roberts, Westhampton Dean, to Eva Wong, a student at Westhampton College. Wong's name was misspelled "Wang" in this letter. The letter informed Wong that she had been placed on disciplinary probation for "disobeying the…

This Collegian article discusses the YWCA's intention to sponsor a student from India to receive an education at Westhampton College. The criteria for choosing the student would be determined by the Indian Embassy. The student would be considered a…

This letter to the editor, written by Gail Lush, criticized the University of Richmond’s decision to place a student, Eva Wong, on probation after she defied policy and brought a black guest to the Westhampton College Song Contest. Lush was…

In this collection of letters published in The Collegian, two discuss the controversy over the University of Richmond’s decision to place a student, Eva Wong, under probation after she defied policy and brought a black guest to the Westhampton…

This article summarizes the arguments given by David Rogers to the International Relations Club in regards to Japan's anticipated conquest of China. Rogers was a Junior who had grown up in Korea and traveled much of the "Orient" with his father, a…

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 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,…

This article describes a talk given by a missionary from China, Mrs. McLaughlin. During the talk, Mrs. McLaughlin described the various phases of life in China, and said that China offers a "field of great possibilities." She believes that the China…
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