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Black and white handshake tags

Date: circa 1963

Author: unknown

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Description: These small paper tags depict a white person and a black person shaking hands in an effort to promote integration. These belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in demonstration against segregation at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro and was arrested during the protest on charges of trespassing.

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Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.13.959

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