The Web 1960 "Seniors of 1960 Westhampton College"

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Title

The Web 1960 "Seniors of 1960 Westhampton College"

Description

There is an illustration of the Confederate spider on a Westhampton College senior section page of the 1960 yearbook. It holds a Confederate flag, a diploma and a sword behind his back. He is also wearing a mortar board. "Confederate Spidey" was the university's "unofficial" mascot from around 1950 to the early 1970s.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Web (1960): 231. Available online via the UR Scholarship Repository.

Publisher

The Web, University of Richmond

Date

1960

Relation

Language

English

Identifier

Web.231-1960.jpg

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Student Contributor

Files

http://memory.richmond.edu/files/originals-for-csv-imports/Web.231-1960.jpg

Citation

“The Web 1960 "Seniors of 1960 Westhampton College",” University of Richmond Race & Racism Project, accessed April 18, 2024, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2706.