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    • [Arrest record for sit-in]

    • 1963-05-15
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This is an official record of arrest by the Greensboro Police Department of Huldah Elizabeth Taylor on May 15, 1963 at 7:15 pm. At the age of 18, Taylor was arrested at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro on trespassing charges while participating in a...
    • [Letter of support from Professor Polhemus to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Guilford College professor of Political Science Oscar Polhemus and his wife Helen expressed their support of Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. They noted that while they would not be able...
    • [Letter of support from Lawrence Miller, Jr. to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-17
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from General Secretary of the Doylestown Meeting, Lawrence Miller, Jr. expressed his support and congratulations to Guilford College student Beth Taylor for her participation in the recent demonstrations in Greensboro protesting...
    • [Letter from Janie to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter, possibly from one of Beth Taylor's siblings noted how proud they were of Beth at home. The author also reminded Beth, ('Bether') not to worry too much and to keep studying because having a college degree would help her work for ''long...
    • [Black and white handshake tags]

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • These small paper tags depict a white person and a black person shaking hands in an effort to promote integration. These belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in demonstration against segregation...
    • Infiltration in our churches

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This illustrated pamphlet titled, "Infiltration in Our Churches" offers a commentary on racial integration through cartoon drawings. This item belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in...
    • A resolution on segregation

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This pamphlet, sponsored by the American Council of Christian Churches (ACCC) based in New York, NY, put forth the resolution reached during the ACCC's 16th Spring Convention which addressed the issue of racial segregation within the Christian...
    • [Post card to support Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This short post card correspondence from Mrs. Scheel of Doylestown, PA was written to express congratulations and support to Beth Taylor following her "adventure." This was in reference to Taylor's participation in the May 1963 sit-in demonstration...
    • [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,...
    • [Letter of support to Beth Taylor from Frank Bjornsgaard & handmade card]

    • 1963-04-18
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter of support from Frank Bjornsgaard expressed his congratulations and pride in Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in demonstration at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. This correspondence also included a handmade card by...
    • [Letter of thanks & advice from Mr. Bjornsgard to Beth Taylor ]

    • 1963-05-23
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Frank Bjornsgaard to Beth Taylor thanked her for sharing a written account of her experience with the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. Bjornsgaard also offered advice regarding how to continue her work and deal with...
    • [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...
    • Hundreds Held in Bias Protest in N.Carolina

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This article reports on the mass demonstrations protesting segregation in Greensboro, NC on May 15, 1963. Included in the article is a description of the scene and the protest at the S&W Cafeteria as the largest in the area. Hundreds of students...

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