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Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Folger

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Creator:Folger, Beatrice M., 1903-1998
Title:Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Folger
Date:1986 Dec. 5

Oral history interview in which Beatrice M. Folger primarily discusses her involvement with the YWCA and other integrated groups in the 1950s and 1960s. She describes interracial meetings, cultural events, and clubs, and the roles these played in opening up dialogue between blacks and whites. Folger also talks about the role of some specific local citizens, including Ethel Troy, Warren Ashby, and Capt. William Jackson. Other topics include treatment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, C-SPAN, and Clan of the Cave Bear.

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Subjects:Folger, Beatrice M., 1903-1998 | Jackson, William H., 1915-1993 | YWCA | Women social reformers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | 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=510