Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is a report on the current state and history of minority students on campus as well as student engagement with minorities from the University of Richmond in 1973. This fact sheet lists the efforts the University of Richmond has made with…

A poem, "I Am the Lawyer written by Louis Lande, from New York City. Louis Lande was not a student of Richmond College, but his poem was reprinted from the New York Law Journal, Wednesday, May 28, 1930 and was included in The 1931 Web. Lande was a…

R. H. Adams, in a six-page essay, discusses immigration issues in the United States, with a hostile view towards Eastern European immigrants, stating "the Slavs, Poles, and Italians... are, to say the least, decidedly of the ultra-undesirable type"…

In the "Seen in a Day" column of the Collegian, short jokes or phrases about the happenings on campus are provided. One blurb reads: "Our two friends of China, Tosham and Yik Tak Chung, reading eagerly and with glistening eyes a paper printed in…

In this short essay supporting American expansion, S. J. Rowland gives a brief history on the concept of colonization by the British, and then gives a chronological history of the United States' acquisition of land in the contiguous country and…

In this poem from The Messenger titled "The Child Pocahontas," R. A. S. states his admiration for Pocahontas. He contrasts her with her native people, the "fierce Indian lads," whom he likens to barbarians. Through this poem, the author portrays his…

The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) created new committees in order to address issues regarding student life. There were four committees created: Discussion groups, Educational, Religious programs, and Social relations. The discussion groups…

Introduction page for the 1917 “Senior Law” section features an illustration of a white man dressed in a nice suit carrying a book and an African-American man dressed in tattered overalls and a shirt. The white man has his hand extended out…

In this short story, E. E. Northen tells of the journey of two Confederate soldiers returning home after the Civil War. They stop a Union officer and play "boyish pranks" on him (138). After the men leave the Union officer and make it home, Union…

In this fable-style short story, Gellman describes a stereotypical, poor Irish boy named Tobias who steals and cons people out of money to make a living, until one day when he is moved with sympathy for another "poor" boy, Mickey. After Tobias gives…
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