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Oral History with Annie M. Johnson; 2003

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Oral history.; Born in 1918, in Shuqualak, Mississippi, Annie M. Johnson and her family fled under threat of racist violence and settled in Gulfport. In 1936, Mrs. Johnson graduated from Thirty-third Avenue High School; in 1940 she graduated from Tougaloo College with a Bachelor of Science degree. She pursued postgraduate work at Oklahoma State University and at The University of Southern Mississippi. She began a teaching career which spanned 40 years. She has received numerous honors and awards, and was the first black woman on the Picayune School District Board, where she served for five years.

16 June 2003

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