Digital History at Ursinus

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A "Roving Reporter" Asks Students their opinions on the diversity of the campus. In it, many of the students specify one of two different opinions, that the campus lacks diversity, or it does not, and then explain why they think so in varying levels…

Flamer proposal FULL.pdf
This is a compilation of primary sources all related to Jenneen Flamer's 1989 proposals for minority recruitment and retention. Jenneen Flamer was the Admission Counselor and Minority Student Adviser at Ursinus College in 1989. The first page is a…

AAAS book holdings.pdf
This is a one-page memo and one-page attachment from President Richard Richter to Yvette Dennis and Audrey Wade on April 2nd of 1990 regarding the college's library holdings in African-American Studies and plans to increase these holdings. The letter…

memorandum + student concerns (1).pdf
A one-page typed document recounting the events of the Minority Affairs Committee's March 23, 1989 meeting. The meeting begins with a statement about the goals of the committee (to discuss matters relating to students of color at Ursinus and promote…

student concerns.pdf
Three typed pages listing "concerns of current minority students" followed by suggestions for the following year. While exact date of creation and author are unclear, the sources were found in Richard P. Richter's 1988-1990 Minorities files, giving…

UC Seeks Diversity handout.pdf
This "Ursinus Seeks Diversity" brochure, distributed in 1989, contains a collection of lists and information which are specifically marketed towards students from diverse backgrounds (as stated on the second page: "For Students From Diverse…

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On May 23, 1968, Linda Richtmyre writes in The Ursinus Weekly
illustrating the necessity to actively acknowledge and the act of seeking after "the prospect of inclusion of any Negro girls in the next freshman class." There were difficulties seeking…

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“Black and Beautiful” is a newspaper article contained in volume 67 of The Ursinus Weekly. Published on January 11th, 1968, this article serves as a form of student activism geared towards dismantling the white supremacy in the 60s and 70s. Written…

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The article was a student-conducted interview between Richard Whaley, the interviewer and creator of the article, and Nathaniel Dupree, a black political science major at the time. In this interview, the two discuss Nathaniel's general happiness on…
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