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Letter of thanks & advice from Mr. Bjornsgard to Beth Taylor
May 23, 1963
Frank Bjornsgaard was the editor of the Monthly Meeting Newsletter for the Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Quaker meeting, in the hometown of Guilford College student Beth Taylor.
This letter from Frank Bjornsgaard to Beth Taylor thanked her for sharing a written account of her experience with the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. Bjornsgaard also offered advice regarding how to continue her work and deal with the emotions and frustrations that came with such actions in a community that was not, in her eyes, fully supportive. This correspondence is significant as it provided an outsiders view on the situation and especially on the relationship between Taylor and those at Guilford College who she saw as unsupportive of her involvement in demonstrations for civil rights.
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Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
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