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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.
These pages from the 1947 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school, and highlight their continued involvement in campus activities. Senior Eddie Hirabayashi was in multiple organizations and was also named to the Who’s Who in American Colleges list. Alice Hamaye Yamaguchi is pictured multiple times and was a member of the A Cappella Choir, among other organizations. Mari Eijima is found in many areas of the publication and was a member of The Quaker yearbook staff. Also pictured is an African American band at a school dance.
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