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Oral history interview with Lyman T. Johnson

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Creator:Johnson, Lyman T., 1906-1997
Creator:Cox, Dwayne, 1950-
Title:Oral history interview with Lyman T. Johnson
Date:1982 Mar. 24

Oral history interviews with Lyman T. Johnson, conducted on May 6, 1976 and March 24, 1982 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Johnson discusses his tenure on the Louisville/Jefferson County board of education in the late 1970s. He discusses the challenges of merging the city and county systems as well as issues around busing and merging schools.

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Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound | Text
Subjects:Grayson, Ernest C. | Maupin, Milburn T., 1926-1990 | VanHoose, Richard, 1910-1998 | Ingwerson, Donald W. | DeRuzzo, David | Johnson, Lyman T., 1906-1997 | African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville | Jefferson County Public Schools | School board members--Kentucky--Louisville | School boards--Kentucky--Louisville | School superintendents--Kentucky--Louisville | School boards--African American membership | Busing for school integration--Kentucky--Louisville | School integration--Kentucky--Louisville | Public schools--Kentucky--Louisville | Race relations | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race discrimination--Kentucky--Louisville | Public school closings--Kentucky--Louisville | Public school closings--Kentucky--Jefferson County | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407
Collection:African American Oral History Collection
Institution:University of Louisville University Archives and Records Center
Contributors:University of Louisville. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections
Original Material:

African American Community Interviews Collection (William F. Ekstrom Library. University Archives and Records Center)

Audiocassette tape number 1983-42 and 1983-43, African American Oral History Collection, Oral History Center, University of Louisville Archives and Records Center.

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Forms part of online collection: African American Community Interviews, Oral History Center, University of Louisville Archives and Records Center

Persistent Link to Item:https://ohc.library.louisville.edu/interviews/record.php?q=Johnson%2C%20Lyman