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dc.contributor.authorBates, Ernest
dc.contributor.otherWarren, Mame
dc.description.abstractDoctor Ernest Bates, originally from Peekskill, New York, graduated from Johns Hopkins and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and founded American Shared Hospital Services, a company that leases medical equipment to hospitals across the United States. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the Johns Hopkins University, the Board of Visitors of the Johns Hopkins Medical Center, and on the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery Advisory Board. In this oral history, Bates discusses his experiences at Hopkins as the first African-American student in the School of Arts and Sciences in 1954, the difficulties of segregation off campus, and his subsequent activities as a trustee with Hopkins. This oral history is part of the Mame Warren oral histories series.en_US
dc.publisherJohns Hopkins University Sheridan Librariesen_US
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dc.subjectBates, Ernesten_US
dc.subjectMorrill, Kelsoen_US
dc.subject.otherJohns Hopkins Universityen_US
dc.subject.otherUniversities and colleges--Alumni and alumnaeen_US
dc.subject.otherAfrican Americans--Education (Higher)en_US
dc.subject.otherCollege students, Blacken_US
dc.subject.otherAfrican Americans--Segregationen_US
dc.subject.otherCollege students--Housingen_US
dc.subject.otherCollege athletesen_US
dc.subject.otherDiscrimination in sportsen_US
dc.subject.otherJohns Hopkins University. School of Medicineen_US
dc.subject.otherUniversities and colleges--Admissionen_US
dc.subject.otherBrown, Jim, 1936-en_US
dc.subject.otherEisenhower, Milton Stover, 1899-1985en_US
dc.subject.otherWickwire, Chesteren_US
dc.subject.otherCivil rightsen_US
dc.subject.otherPractical jokesen_US
dc.subject.otherCollege trusteesen_US
dc.subject.otherBrody, William R.en_US
dc.titleOral history of Ernest Batesen_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US

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