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|Creator:||Foster, John R., 1911-1981|
|Title:||Oral history interview with John R. Foster|
|Date:||1978 July 26|
Oral history in which John Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940s and subsequent construction of the Central Carolina Rehabilitation Hospital, informally referred to as the polio hospital, in 1948. Foster also discusses school desegregation in Greensboro, specifically the Pearsall Plan, the board's opinion on and plan for desegregation, and the legal and social aftermath of the Brown decision in North Carolina.
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|Types:||Oral histories | Transcripts|
|Subjects:||Foster, John R., 1911-1981 | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Poliomyelitis--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--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 (North Carolina) | 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/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=511|