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Beatrice M. Folger

Gender: Female

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note: Beatrice M. Folger was born on January 5, 1903, in Lynn, Massachusetts. She received her education at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, and moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1948. She served as an executive board member of the YWCA and as president of Church Women United. She was active in the Guilford College Art Appreciation Club and was a volunteer teacher and reader at the Friends Homes. Folger was also a published poet. She died in Greensboro on September 3, 1998, at the age of 95.

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Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Folger by Kevin Costello
Date: December 5, 1986
By: Beatrice M. Folger
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a December 5, 1986, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with Beatrice M. Folger, Ms. Folger primarily discusses her involvement with the YWCA and other integrat...