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Oral history with Mrs. Sarah H. Johnson; 1978

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Oral history.; Interview conducted on September 10, 1978 with Ms. Sarah Johnson at her home in Greenville, Mississippi. Johnson was born on March 10, 1938 in Charleston, South Carolina. She is an African American woman who has been active on behalf of her race and her community. Johnson was elected the first African American member of the Greenville City Council. She was employed by Mississippi Action for Community Education and was area director for People's Educational Program, a countywide Head Start program. Johnson is a former member and vice-chairperson of the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights and a former member of the Continuing Committee of the International Women's Year.

10 September 1978

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