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Student description of the Sunday night program guest speaker Mrs. Sarah Patton, speaking about civil rights in Pendleton Hall.

A student-led personal interview with the first Japanese student to attend Episcopal, Takane Kuki.

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Episcopal High School's head cook, an African-American, dies of a heart attack after a 17-year-long tenure in October of 1968.

The cartoon presents two well-dressed students who are standing on the side, seemingly mocking a Native American who is walking down the hallway. Underneath the image reads "I hear he's the new dietician", supposedly mocking the food in Episcopal…

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Article detailing tutoring program initiated by seniors and chaplains at Episcopal High School. Tutoring program targeted to help children in economically depressed areas in Alexandria.

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A student account of the Administration's forward looking changes to Episcopal High School, such as racial issues, coeducation and security.

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An EHS student writes about the background of Duke Ellington and Milton Bell and their upcoming performance at the Finals dance in 1954.

The resource describes a speech delivered to the school by Mrs. Keith Newell from Kenya, Africa. She talked about the Mau-Mau terrorism in Kenya through the use of anecdotes. The Mau Mau advocated violent resistance to British domination in Kenya.…

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The Chronicle interviews Mr. Helfenstein and Mr. Booth to reveal their perspective on accepting an African American. Also, it emphasizes the relationships with the "Old Boys," which is now strained.

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Two letters in The Chronicle evaluate race relations at EHS in 1968. The headmaster, A.R. Hoxton, Jr. asks the student body to accept the 2 incoming African American boys with the same dignity they accept any new students.
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