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    • New BASIB Executive Officers

    • 1976-04-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 1, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the recently elected officers of the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB). The article also outlines the numerous...
    • [Editorial from "The Tad"]

    • 1959
    • Tad
    • This editorial, written by the staff of the Guilford College Literary Society and published in their periodical, The Tad, in the Spring of 1959 questioned the policies of the College with respect to the issue of integration. These students offered...
    • [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...
    • Letters to the Editor: Black Student Reflections

    • 1977-04-26
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 26, 1977 letter to the editor was published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, and relates the experiences of class of '77 student Alice Chandler as an African American student at the predominantly white school.
    • Cartoons on Trial

    • 1979-10-07
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 2, 1979 editorial published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, defends cartoons recently published that had come under fire as racist. Carey points to the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness...
    • [Letter from Greensboro Chief of Police Paul B. Calhoun to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1969-04-22
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this April 22, 1969 letter to Guilford College President, Grimsley Hobbs, Greensboro Chief of Police Paul B. Calhoun addresses the subject of student strikes on college campuses across the country and recommends a plan for preparing for a...
    • [Letter from Robert Frazier to Edwin Brown]

    • 1970-03-02
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • With this March 2, 1970 letter to Edwin Brown, Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier forwards another letter by a former Guilford College faculty member congratulating Frazier on his defense against accusations by the Guilford College newspapers...
    • The Quaker, 1965

    • 1965
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In the 1965 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, African American students are represented. James "Jim" McCorkle is pictured in a candid shot while studying. Linda Moore is pictured in the International Relations Club photo. A candid shot of a...
    • The Quaker, 1948

    • 1948
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These pages from the 1948 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflect the relationship between the school and Asian American and American Indian students. Included are photos of Japanese American students Mari Eijima and Chizu Alice Watanabe, as...
    • The Quaker, 1955

    • 1955
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1955 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features international students and most notably, the achievements of senior Janice Louise Corneilson, an American Indian student from New York and likely the younger sister of Eleanor Corneilson...
    • Blacks Not Stereotyped

    • 1968-11-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this November 1, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, writer Phil Edgerton examines racial stereotyping on campus by interviewing several African American students who discuss special treatment,...
    • On Seminar: Students to Tour Harlem

    • 1968-11-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 22, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces a senior seminar offering students the opportunity to travel to Harlem to visit local organizations and gain a better understanding of...
    • Something's got to give

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This adapted and reprinted text, authored by Guilford College sociology professor Andrew W. Gottschall, Jr., "examines twelve racial myths prevalent in Greensboro and the nation at large." This headline piece in the Guilford College bulletin is...
    • [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...
    • Black Student Finds Demands Necessary

    • 1969-03-28
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1969 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on recent events at Duke University regarding a protest by the hundred black students at the university in an effort to force decisions on their demands...
    • The Quaker

    • 1951
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These selections from the 1951 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight the involvement of international and other minority students on the Guilford College campus during the Korean War. Notable in this edition is the senior picture and...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Four still bound by friendship, belief in civil rights

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article, published in the Greensboro News & Record, describes a reunion of the four North Carolina A&T State University students who participated in the 1960 sit-ins at a Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro. Twenty-five years after sit-ins,...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...

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