Indians as mascots
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Two Colonel Ebirt T-shirts, with an illustration of William and Mary's unofficial mascot, Colonel Ebirt. Colonel Ebirt is tribe spelled backwards and was the unofficial mascot for William & Mary from 2001-2006.
The Elaine Bixiones collection contains one navy blue turtleneck t-shirt with gold William & Mary logo owned by Elaine Bixiones. The shirt depicts the former William & Mary logo which consisted of an image of a Native American man.
Collection includes materials documenting the daily activities of Gamma Phi Beta (Alpha Chi Chapter). Materials include pages from a scrapbook that contain stereotypical caricatures of east Asian and Native American people as well as derogatory language regarding race, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity. Collection also includes photographs of culturally insensitive events held in Sorority Court.
The Joan Showalter collection contains a duc cap, gavel, William & Mary Tribe logo lights, handbook and awards related to student life at William & Mary.
Contains one vintage wooden napkin holder. The napkin portrays a painted image of a Native American and the name of the college on its front side. On its back, the napkin holder lists the founding dates of Jamestown, Virginia; Yorktown, Virginia; and the Virginia colony.