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Oral history interview with Carson Bain

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Creator:Bain, Carson, 1917-
Title:Oral history interview with Carson Bain
Date:1977 June 30

Oral history in which Carson Bain primarily discusses political and social issues in Greensboro, including bond issues, construction and renovation of the coliseum, ward vs. at-large governance, housing and education for the impoverished, and city redevelopment. He also discusses Greensboro during the Depression and New Deal, along with his early business career, involvement in local civic affairs and organizations such as the Jaycees, and tenure as mayor.

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Subjects:Bain, Carson, 1917- | Greensboro (N.C.)--History--20th century | Greensboro (N.C.)--Politics and government | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Social change--North Carolina--Greensboro | Businessmen--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Mayors--North Carolina--Greensboro | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro, 36.0726355, -79.7919754
Collection:Greensboro Voices: Voicing Observations in Civil Rights and Equality struggles
Institution:University of North Carolina at Greensboro's University Libraries
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries
Original Material:

Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library

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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=477