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  • Date: 1963-05
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    • [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...
    • [Anonymous Postcard to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-17
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • This anonymous postcard was sent to Chancellor Otis Singletary of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC). It reads "If what we read is true about the actions of some of the women there, the place should be closed and torn...
    • [Anonymous telephone call notes]

    • 1963-05-20
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • These May 20, 1963 notes describe a telephone conversation between the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina Dean of Students Katherine Taylor and an anonymous male telephone caller. The caller is a parent and concerned about...
    • [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...
    • [Bee with us convention registration]

    • 1963-05
    • Cone 10087 Guilford County Medical Society Collection
    • A flier and program booklet for the convention of the Auxiliary to the Medical Society of North Carolina. The dates of the event were May 3-6, 1963.
    • [Employees with 40 years of service at Vick Chemical Co.]

    • 1963-05
    • Mss. Coll. 241 Vick Chemical Co. Collection
    • Employees with 40 years of service at Vick Chemical Co., May 1963. Left to right: (1st Row) Hazel Trogdon, Ollie McLean, Ruth Holton, Lucy Blair, Helen Laughon; (2nd Row) Bessie Blair, Hazel Myers, Bob McCuiston, George Tilley, Lorenzo Anderson,...
    • [Information sheet about student arrests]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 1963 information sheet describes the poor conditions under which students arrested for trying to desegregate local theaters and restaurants, were being kept. The students were primarily from North Carolina A&T State University and Bennett...
    • [Letter from J. S. Longdon to Dean Katherine Taylor]

    • 1963-05-17
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this May 17, 1963 letter to the Catherine Yalor, dean of students at Woman's College of The University of North Carolina (WCUNC), Longdon condemns the "harassing of local businessmen" by Women's College students and notes their "determination to...
    • [Letter from J. S. Longdon to SGA President Anne Prince]

    • 1963-05-17
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter, J.S. Longdon chastises Anne Prince, president of the Student Government Association (SGA) of Woman's College of The University of North Carolina (WCUNC), for her participation in the "picketing of Tate Street merchants" and states...
    • [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...
    • [Letter from John E. McMullen to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-27
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter, dated May 27, 1963, John E. McMullen, a faculty member at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) responds to Chancellor Otis Singletary's concerns at receiving a telephone call from a "disturbed father" who...
    • [Letter from Mrs. Wade H. Gentry to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter to the Chancellor Otis Singletary, Mrs. Wade H. Gentry of Madison, North Carolina, condemns participants of a boycott of segregated businesses adjacent to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), and urges the...
    • [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 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 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 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...
    • [Memo about racial harassment of students]

    • 1963-05-16
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 16, 1963 memo from Frances Falck to Woman's College of the Univeristy of North Carolina Dean of Students, Katherine Taylor, describes an instance of racial harassment of three students by local men.
    • [Memorandum from Katherine Taylor to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-15
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this memo, Katherine Taylor, Dean of Students at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), informs Chancellor Singletary that she has learned of planned demonstrations that will take place that night at several segreated...

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