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Colonel Stone Johnson

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Title:Colonel Stone Johnson
Date:1918-1969
Description:

Instructional Web page recommended for grades six through twelve featuring the transcript of a 1995 oral history interview with Birmingham, Alabama civil rights worker and labor activist Stone Johnson. During the Civil Rights movement, black civil rights activists often risked their lives to promote racial equality. Colonel Stone Johnson, shown in this interview, was among those who offered protection and tried to prevent violence against African Americans, which ranged from beatings to bombings.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: 6-12.

A transcript of the Quicktime movie is available.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Interviews | Oral histories | Transcripts | Moving images
Subjects:Johnson, Stone, 1918- | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc. | African Americans--Violence against--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Birmingham | Intimidation--Alabama--Birmingham | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights | Bombings--Birmingham--Alabama | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Crime prevention--Citizen participation | Police brutality--Alabama--Birmingham | Birmingham (Ala.)--Social life and customs | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | Birmingham (Ala.)--Race relations | Discrimination in employment--Alabama--Birmingham | Lowndes County (Ala.) | Birmingham (Ala.)
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Johnson, Stone, 1918- | Birmingham Civil Rights Institute | Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation
Online Publisher:[Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation | 2002/2008
Rights and Usage:

The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

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A PDF viewer may be needed to view the interview transcript.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.teachersdomain.org/resources/iml04/soc/ush/civil/johnson/index.html