Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Marvin Poston: Making Opportunities in Vision Care

Interviewee(s):
Poston, Marvin
Interviewer(s):
Morris, Gabrielle
Title:
Marvin Poston: Making Opportunities in Vision Care
Abstract:
Edmonton, Canada, and Oakland childhood; Golden State Life Insurance Co.; experiences as a minority student at UC Berkeley, 1935-1939; optometry training, practice, and community activities in Oakland, 1940-1980; creation of California Vision Services; counselling young professionals; member, State Board of Optometry, 1964-1972; race relations.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1984 1985
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10898040
Rights:
Poston, Marvin. "Marvin Poston: Making Opportunities in Vision Care." Interview by Gabrielle Morris in 1984 and 1985. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1989.