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    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1940
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photograph of Benjamin L. Smith is inscribed on the back "Startown Farm Life School, 1916-1917." The school was located in Catawba County, North Carolina, and Smith was approximately twenty-three years old at the time the photograph was taken.
    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1940
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photograph of Benjamin L. Smith in uniform is inscribed "Camp Jackson, 1917-1918," and was taken while he served in the U.S. Army during World War I, from 1917 to 1919. While serving, he received the rank of captain.
    • The Quaker, 1945

    • 1945
    • The Quaker
    • These pages from the 1945 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school during World War II. Guilford College was one of the few schools who welcomed Japanese Americans during WWII. Students include:...
    • The Quaker, 1946

    • 1946
    • The Quaker
    • These pages from the 1946 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school and highlight their involvement in student activities and campus life. Two students in particular, Fukiko Takano and Eddie...
    • W.C. informer [number 1]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The first issue of W.C. Informer focuses on several postwar political issues, and criticizes a recent vote on extending the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) in light of the service of black soldiers during World War II. The FEPC, enacted...
    • W.C. informer [number 2]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The second issue of W.C. Informer primarily discusses economic and political trends in in North Carolina, including voter registration and participation. Statistics are presented on poverty, living conditions (lack of running water, infant...
    • W.C. informer [number 3]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The third issue of W.C. Informer criticizes policies of the Truman administration, particularly the nomination of Edwin Pauley as Undersecretary of the Navy, which resulted in the protest resignation of Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes. There...
    • W.C. informer [number 4]

    • 1946-03-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fourth issue of W.C. Informer discusses of nuclear weapons, federal labor policy (specifically a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would curtail union activities such as "sympathy strikes" wher one union walks out in support of...
    • W.C. informer [number 5]

    • 1946-03-17
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fifth issue of W.C. Informer discusses an incident in Columbia, Tennessee, in which a black veteran and a white fought over an insult to the veteran's mother. Afterward, a group of fifty to seventy-five whites stormed the jail and roamed the...
    • W.C. informer [number 6]

    • 1946-04-07
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The sixth issue of W.C. Informer is primarily a discussion of pending legislation concerning the railroad industry and an alleged conspiracy to thwart competition and a ":rate blockade" to keep southern manufacturers from competing in the...
    • W.C. informer [number 7]

    • 1946-04-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The seventh issue of W.C. Informer reports on the need for new housing units in the postwar years. Government housing policy was a major part of the federal urban renewal programs of the 1940s - 1970s, which ultimately displaced many predominantly...
    • W.C. informer [number 8]

    • 1946-04-21
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eighth issue of W.C. Informer reports on the passage of the Patman Housing Act of 1946, a precursor to the federal urban renewal program that was envisioned as a means of providing low-cost housing but ultimately resulted in the destruction of...
    • W.C. informer [number 9]

    • 1946-04-28
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The ninth issue of W.C. Informer notes that "infamous preacher of race hatred" Gerald Smith had called a "nationalist congress" for the following month. Smith was well-known for his racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Communist views. The newsletter...
    • W.C. informer [number 10]

    • 1946-05-06
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The tenth issue of W.C. Informer encourages students to assist in voter registration drives and to vote themselves when they become eligible. Voter registration drives were a major part of the early civil rights movement. W.C. Informer was a...
    • W.C. informer [number 11]

    • 1946-05-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eleventh (and possibly final) issue of W.C. Informer presents a list of suggested summer readings on the themes of national and international affairs. The titles on U.S. issues primarily center on race relations and include The Street by Ann...
    • Inter-Racial Club Meets; Plans Lecture Exchange

    • 1946-11-20
    • The Guilfordian
    • In this November 1946 article in the Guilford College newspaper, The Guilfordian, the paper's staff report on a meeting of the Inter-Racial Club at the Guilford campus. The club included representatives from North Carolina A&T State University,...
    • Japanese-Americans: Concerning the exodus and Its legality

    • 1947
    • Guilford College Thesis Collection
    • This philosophy thesis, written in 1947 by Japanese-American Guilford College student S. Edward Hirabayashi examined the exodus and internment of Japanese-Americans. The thesis includes quotes from those affected by these policies and is therefore...
    • The Quaker

    • 1947
    • The Quaker
    • These pages from the 1947 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school, and highlight their continued involvement in campus activities. Senior Eddie Hirabayashi was in multiple organizations and was...
    • Spanish Movie Given at Woman's College

    • 1947-03-22
    • The Guilfordian
    • A March 22, 1947 article in The Guilfordian announced the opportunity to view the film Pepita Jimenez at Woman's College (now UNCG). This opportunity was advertised as a unique opportunity to see a foreign language film. The...

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