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Document Details


Title: Paul B. Johnson
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Civil Rights Documentation Project
Description: Interview conducted on June 23 and July 8, 1993, with Paul B. Johnson III concerning his father, Paul B. Johnson, Jr., and Mississippi Politics. Johnson was born in 1948 in Mississippi. Both his father, Paul B. Johnson, Jr., and his grandfather, Paul B. Johnson Sr., served as governors of the state of Mississippi. Paul B. Johnson III worked in his father's campaigns as a child and, as a teenager, lived in the governor's mansion during his father's administration. He never held public office himself, although he has been involved in many campaigns other than his family's campaigns.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://anna.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/ohjohnsonpp.html
Restrictions: The transcript is presented here for reference purposes only. Interviews in this collection are protected by copyright. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH MUST BE REQUESTED from the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage.
Original Language: English
Speaker: Johnson, Paul B., III, 1948-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1948
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Politician
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Derr, Reid
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; White Citizens Council
Historical events discussed: Martin Luther King's March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements--United States; Martin Luther King's March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963; Mississippi; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States; White Citizens Council
Topics discussed - Other terms: Activism
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023587-25103