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Oral history interview with John Harris, September 5, 2002 Interview R-0185, Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

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  • Physical Description: electronic resource
    1 online resource
  • Edition: Electronic ed.
  • Publisher: [Chapel Hill, N.C.] : University Library, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2007.

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General Note:
Title from menu page (viewed on Nov. 20, 2008).
Interview participants: John Harris, interviewee; Kieran Taylor, interviewer.
Duration: 02:05:33.
This electronic edition is part of the UNC-Chapel Hill digital library, Documenting the American ... Read More
Text encoded by Jennifer Joyner. Sound recordings digitized by Aaron Smithers.
Type of Computer File or Data Note:
Text (HTML and XML/TEI source file) and audio (MP3); 2 files: ca. 164 kilobytes, 229 megabytes.
Summary, etc.:
John Harris's father founded the Royal Taxi Company in 1934, serving the black community in Greensboro, NC. After a childhood of work and play in the streets of segregated Greensboro, Harris followed ... Read More
Original Version Note:
Original version: Southern Oral History Program Collection, (#4007), Series R, Special research projects, interview R-0185, Manuscripts Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ... Read More
Funding Information Note:
Funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services supported the electronic publication of this interview.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Web browser with Javascript enabled and multimedia player.
Subject: Harris, John 1930- Interviews
African American businesspeople North Carolina Greensboro Interviews
Taxicab drivers North Carolina Greensboro Interviews
African American neighborhoods North Carolina Greensboro
African Americans North Carolina Greensboro Social life and customs
African Americans North Carolina Greensboro Economic conditions
Urban renewal North Carolina Greensboro
African Americans Civil rights North Carolina Greensboro
Greensboro (N.C.) Race relations
Genre: Oral histories.
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