Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

The Spider 1897 "The Glee Club"

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Title

The Spider 1897 "The Glee Club"

Description

This image, appearing on a page titled "The Glee Club" in the 1897 University of Richmond yearbook The Spider, shows a white european man playing the flute for a racist caricature of a person with monkey-like features, who covers his ears in annoyance. The image accompanies a paragraph about the creation of the Glee Club during the 1896-1897 school year.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Spider (1897): 67. Available online via the

Publisher

The Spider, University of Richmond

Date

1897

Relation

Language

English

Identifier

Spider.67-1897.JPG

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

“The Spider 1897 "The Glee Club",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 22, 2019, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/3077.