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John R. Taylor

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note: The son of missionaries, John R. Taylor was born and raised in China. He was a developer in Greensboro and opened two Holiday Inn motels in the fifties, and integrated them in the early sixties. Taylor was active in community affairs, and was a member of First Presbyterian Church and the Greensboro Community Fellowship.

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Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with John and Betsy Taylor by William Chafe
Date: July 7, 1973
By: John R. Taylor
From: William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection

This transcript of a July 7, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John and Betsy Taylor primarily documents Mrs. Taylors' work with the YWCA and Mr. Taylor’s work with the G...