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The Quaker, 1960

Date: 1960

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 1960 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, contains many examples of students in talent shows and other school events using race as entertainment. The most prominent of these is a white male student in black-face carrying a portrait of a white female student. Also included are white students adding “a little Oriental influence” to an event by dressing up in costume.


Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Quaker

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.20.380

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