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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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|Types:||Oral histories | Transcripts|
|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 | Greensboro (N.C.) | Guilford County (N.C.)|
|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 | Greensboro Public Library (Greensboro, N.C.) | Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro | Greensboro Voices Collection (University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries)|
|Online Publisher:||Greensboro, N.C. : University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro | 2006|
Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library
Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://library.uncg.edu/depts/archives/civrights/detail-iv.asp?iv=9|