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Sarah Howard, Hanover College Class of 1969 -- Learning in Black and White

Sarah Howard, 1969
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Sarah Howard, 1969                    Sarah Howard as May Queen, 1969

Sarah Etoria Howard, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, majored in theater. In her senior year, she moderated a meeting of African-American students, called to discuss racial issues on campus.  She was also elected May Queen that year.

    • 14 May 1968 - In this Triangle article, Howard proposed changes to make Hanover more appealing to African American students.
    • 7 Apr. 1969 - The Triangle reproduced a long and frank conversation, moderated by Howard, about racial issues on campus.
    • 22 May 1969 - The Triangle reported on Howard's being elected May Queen.
    • In 2016 she gave an interview about her experiences at Hanover.

    • See also Hanover College, Revonah, 1965 (yearbook), available at Duggan Library, Hanover College (Hanover, Ind.).