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The Quaker, 1950

Date: 1950

Author: Guilford College

Biographical/Historical abstract: Guilford College, a Quaker-supported four-year liberal arts school in Greensboro, N.C., was chartered in 1834 and opened in 1837 as New Garden Boarding School.

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Description: Throughout the 1950 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, there are photos of Japanese, Hawaiian, and American Indian women of color. These individual and club photos and their descriptions reflect the involvement of these women and their reception on campus. Included are students: Eleanore "Elly" Corneilson, named to the list of Who’s Who in American Colleges, Anne Isonaga, Chizu Watanabe, and Jennie Chu. The accomplishments and involvement of these women was crucial to building race relations on the Guilford campus.

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Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Quaker

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.20.329

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