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The Quaker, 1959

Date: 1959

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: As the 1950s came to a close, there was already a foundation of international student involvement at Guilford College which can again be seen in the 1959 yearbook, The Quaker. Heea Hadler from Indonesia was one such student and was the vice chairman of the Student Affairs Board, pictured in the group's photo wearing traditional dress. A two-page spread shows an African American band playing at a college dance, while a photograph from the 1959 Talent Show depicts “Bob Marsh, Guilford’s own black-faced comedian...”

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Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Quaker

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.20.379

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