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The Quaker

Date: 1956

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: Images in the 1956 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. Students include Asian American Wako Yokoyama, Yoon Tuk Kim, Thi Thanh Mai Vu. On the page devoted to the Monogram Club, an independent student organization, a social function called the KKK (Klub Kampus Kuties)is described. A rare page devoted to service staff depicts numerous Asian American waiters and African American cook, King David, thus reflecting the reality of racially diverse staff as a part of the campus community.


Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Quaker

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.20.714

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