Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

The Spider 1897 "Peanut Club"

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Title

The Spider 1897 "Peanut Club"

Description

This 1897 drawing in the Spider yearbook depicts a racist caricature of a black person next to the "Peanut Club" whose motto is "eat at pleasure and drink by measure." It is unclear why a black person is depicted next to what appears to be an food club of some kind.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Spider (1897): 80. Available online via the the UR Scholarship Repository.

Publisher

The Spider, University of Richmond

Date

1897

Language

English

Identifier

Spider80-1897.png

Coverage

Richmond (Va).

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Citation

“The Spider 1897 "Peanut Club",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 22, 2019, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2956.