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Account of participation in the sit-ins

Date: May 1963

Author: Huldah Elizabeth Taylor

Biographical/Historical abstract: Huldah E. “Beth” Taylor was a Guilford College student arrested for participating in civil rights protests in 1963.

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Description: This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also includes the details of her arrest. This piece is also significant as Taylor offers a view of the College’s reaction to these events which she felt to be contrary to the Quaker values of equality and justice. The account was written for members of her Friends Meeting in Pennsylvania.

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Format of original: Report

Collection: Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.13.927

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