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Document Details


Title: Pete 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 January 26, 1993 with Pete Johnson, nephew of Paul B. Johnson, Jr., at his home in Madison, Mississippi. Pete Johnson was born on May 12, 1948 in Alexandria, Louisiana. He received his BS degree in business administration from the University of Mississippi. Johnson then went on to receive his law degree from the Jackson School of Law and a degree from Louisiana State University's School of Banking. Johnson was elected state auditor in 1987 and served in that position from 1988 to 1992. He has served as chairman of the Mississippi marketing Council, chairman of the Coahoma County Industrial Foundation, president of the Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce, and director of the Delta Council Community and Industrial Development Board
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
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Johnson, Pete, 1948-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 12-May-1948
Speaker place of birth: Alexandria, LA; Louisiana; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Auditor
Age at speaking: 45
Document date: 26-Jan-1993
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: OHI0023588-25104