Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Nancy Johnson

Date of Interview: 

Thu, 03/18/1999




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Johnson tells of teachers who inspired her, of her determination to get an education and the various institutions she attended. She taught Bible stories to children, was a community organizer, teachers aide and worked in social services and at a local church. Johnson describes the racial climate in each of these environments and in the Harlan area in general. She tells of NAACP activity , of segregation and of school integration. Transcript available.

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