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The Quaker, 1975

Date: 1975

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 1975 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflect continued involvement of African American students as part of the college community, as well as the expansion civil rights to areas beyond race. Included are photographs of the student organization, Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB), and BASIB initiative, Black Children Can (BCC) working with African American youth in the local comminuty. Faculty members Ed Lowe, Jim McMillan, and Dick Woodward's portraits are included. This year also marked the first time a black student was pictured as a member of the student Senate. Also notable was the inclusion of the Gay Liberation group, the first club representing a non-racial civil rights issue.

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Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Quaker

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.20.459

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