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Oral history with Mrs. Sarah H. Johnson

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Creator:Johnson, Sarah H., 1938-
Title:Oral history with Mrs. Sarah H. Johnson
Date:1978 Sept. 10
Description:

Oral history. Interview conducted on September 10, 1938 with Ms. Sarah Johnson at her home in Greenville, Mississippi. Johnson was born on March 10, 1978 in Charleston, South Carolina. She is an African American woman who has been active on behalf of her race and her community. Johnson was elected the first African American member of the Greenville City Council. She was employed by Mississippi Action for Community Education and was area director for People's Educational Program, a countywide Headstart program. Johnson is a former member and vice-chairperson of the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the United State Commission on Civil Rights and a former member of the Continuing Committee of the International Women's Year.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories
Subjects:Johnson, Sarah H., 1938- | African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Greenville | African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Washington County | African American women--Mississippi--Greenville | African American women--Mississippi--Washington County | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Greenville | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Washington County | Women city council members--Mississippi--Greenville | Women city council members--Mississippi--Washington County | African Americans--Mississippi--Greenville | African Americans--Mississippi--Washington County | African Americans--Civil rights--Greenville | African Americans--Civil rights--Washington County | City council members--Mississippi--Greenville | City council members--Mississippi--Washington County | Civic leaders--Mississippi--Greenville | Civic leaders--Mississippi--Washington County | Civil rights--Mississippi--Greenville | Civil rights--Mississippi--Washington County | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Greenville | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Washington County | Women--Mississippi--Greenville | Women--Mississippi--Washington County | Race relations | Interviews--Mississippi | Project Head Start (U.S.) | Head Start programs--Mississippi | Mississippi | Greenville (Miss.) | Washington County (Miss.)
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Healy, Thomas | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss.: University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-02-26
Original Material:

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 243, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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