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The Quaker, 1968

@ University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Guilford College


The 1968 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features candid shots of African American students in dorms, on organized and intramural sports teams, and as members of student organizations and clubs. Some of these students included Bo Whitaker and Walter Johnson. The first African American students to play for the basketball team helped bring the team to multiple championships. Also pictured is Mel Alexander on the soccer team, and Gertrude Judd as a member of the Women's Student Council. African American Fine Arts Department faculty member James C. McMillian is also pictured. Candid photos include Bo Whitaker with a white teammate after a winning basketball game, and white and black students protesting a business with signs that read: "Why should some Guilford College students have to go 6 miles to get a haircut?" refer to a student protest at a local barber shop that refused to cut black hair.
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