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  • Description: Quaker’s
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    • Oral history interview with Seth C. Macon, 2012 (Part 1)

    • 2012-03-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro;
    • Seth C. Macon was born at home in Randolph County, North Carolina. Macon grew up on a farm and recounts some of his daily chores during childhood and his close relationship with his six siblings. Macon is a “birthright Quaker” and describes...
    • Integration

    • 1961-10-27
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this October 27, 1961 editorial in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, Guilford student Charles Baker celebrates the decision to officially adopt an integration policy at the college, which Baker claims is long overdue,...
    • BASIB Speaks

    • 1970-03-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 9, 1970 opinion piece was written by African American student Vinetta Bell and published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian. In this article she challenges Guilford College administration's commitment to Quaker...
    • Register

    • 1971-11-05
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 5, 1971 article written by college housekeeping employee, Sam Greathouse and published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on persistent grievances of the housekeeping staff and suggests that the...
    • Sports scene: Flying high

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This 1970 Guilford College Bulletin article report on a trip taken by the five starting players for the 1970 Quaker Men's Basketball team. Bert Feik, Tom Ennis, Jerry Crocker, M.L. Carr, Ted East, and their coach Jerry Steele went on a six week...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Martell, 1999

    • 1999-04-30
    • WV0072 Norma Martell Oral History
    • Primarily documents Norma J. Martell's early life during the Depression; her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as a cryptographer from 1942 to 1945; and her post-war pacifist ideology.


      Martell discusses her family and her life...
    • [Letter of support from Helen Atkinson to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-19
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Helen Atkinson, of the Doylestown, PA Quaker Meeting was written to Beth Taylor to express her support of Taylor's participation in the recent sit-in demonstrations protesting segregation at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. Taylor,...
    • Frazier Defends Slumlord on Condemnation

    • 1969-05-02
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 2, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the efforts of Robert Frazier, Guilford Board of Trustees chair and Greensboro attorney, to legally defend slumlord W.W. Horton's maintenance...
    • The Quaker, 1972

    • 1972
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1972 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflects continued integration of the school's sports teams, clubs, and community. Visible is the growth of student organization, Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB), continued integration of...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • The Quaker, 1977

    • 1977
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In the 1977 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, are continued illustrations of integration of the college's sports teams, student organizations, administration, and the college community as a whole. Featured are portraits of student...
    • History [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains both handwritten and typed drafts of Mary's essay, "A Study in Quaker History." This essay traces Quakerism back to its "primal sources" (Aristotle) and traces its development up until George Fox. It also contains notes on the...
    • The Quaker, 1963

    • 1963
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1963 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, shows an increase in diversity at the school through candid shots of students and faculty, and in sports team portraits, which include African and other international students. This was the first year...
    • The Quaker

    • 1969
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1969 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the involvement of African American students, as well as the many protests in which students were involved. From press conferences, to participating in marches for freedom of speech for...
    • The Quaker

    • 1970
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1970 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the achievements of African American students, as well as the increasing presence of African American staff and faculty. This was the first year that black players were pictured with the...
    • The Quaker, 1968

    • 1968
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1968 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features candid shots of African American students in dorms, on organized and intramural sports teams, and as members of student organizations and clubs. Some of these students included Bo Whitaker...
    • The Quaker, 1966

    • 1966
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1966 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the involvement of African American students, seniors James McCorkle and Linda Moore and freshman Gertrude Judd of Greensboro. Featured is a candid photo of a white student tutoring local...
    • The Quaker, 1961

    • 1961
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1961 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflects an increased religious diversity on campus. The establishment of the Jewish Hillel society and the Catholic Neuman Club shows an increased population of non-Protestant students, which is a...
    • The Quaker, 1953

    • 1953
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1953 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, shows a distinct increase in the representation of international students, highlighted with the portraits of four "Special Students" which includes Abduldatif Ahmad Fakhoury and Mahmaud Ahmad...

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