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The Quaker, 1955

Date: 1955

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: 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 (class of 1950). Other international students pictured in the yearbook include: Mustafa Asim Inci, Faruq Atiyya, Edith Reyes-Cordernas, and Helga Strube. While identification of students of color is more racially sensitive, there is also a statement near the front of the book stating, “The South shall rise again...”

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Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Quaker

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.20.333

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