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Oral history interview with John Forbis

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Creator:Forbis, John William, 1939-
Title:Oral history interview with John Forbis
Date:1988 Feb. 15

Oral history in which John Forbis primarily discusses political events during his tenure as a councilman and mayor, including the transition to a district system of city government and the Nov. 3, 1979 confrontation. Other topics include his family's history in Greensboro, his involvement with the Greensboro Jaycees, and race relations in the city.

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Subjects:Forbis, John William, 1939- | City council members--North Carolina--Greensboro | Mayors--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Politics and government | Social change--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=482