Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "Music"

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Article "Music"

Description

This "Music" section discusses the music enjoyed by students on campus. The article talks about the music by creating imagery that reinforces racial stereotypes. The article describes the music as being played by a "negro" who is "twanging" on a "calf-skin banjo." The article also mentions "Anna Case shrilling her way through an agonizing Wop love song," the term "Wop" was a deragatory term used towards Italians and people of Italian descent in the United States.

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1917-01-26

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English

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Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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“Article "Music",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 12, 2019, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/178.