Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

The Web 1959 "Pi Kappa Alpha"

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The Web 1959 "Pi Kappa Alpha"

Description

A Confederate spider mascot can be seen as decoration outside of the Phi Kappa Alpha lodge. Fraternities oftentimes decorated the lodges for important football games, such as homecoming. "Confederate Spidey" was the university's "unofficial" mascot from around 1950 to the early 1970s.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Web (1959): 162. Available online via the UR Scholarship Repository.

Publisher

The Web, University of Richmond

Date

1959

Relation

Language

English

Identifier

Web.162-1959.pdf

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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“The Web 1959 "Pi Kappa Alpha",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 21, 2019, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2675.