Interview with Lyman T. Johnson, June 18, 1979

Project: Wade Hall Papers (2009ms131): Interviews with Lyman T. Johnson

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Interview Summary

Lyman T. Johnson discusses the history of, and his participation in, the civil rights movement and protests in Louisville, Kentucky. He talks about specific protests at places like Memorial Hall, Brown Theater, and the Rathskellar Hotel. He discusses the legal battles he dealt with in desegregating Louisville and other places in Kentucky. He discusses some prominent black churches in Louisville, the colonial history of religion in the black community and religion during slavery in general, and black pastors in Louisville and the impact that many of them had on the black community.

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2019oh1565_whlj0022

Interviewee Name

Lyman T. Johnson

Interviewer Name

Wade Hall

Interview Date

1979-06-18

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Johnson, Lyman T. Interview by Wade Hall. 18 Jun. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Johnson, L.T. (1979, June 18). Interview by W. Hall. Wade Hall Papers (2009ms131): Interviews with Lyman T. Johnson. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Johnson, Lyman T., interview by Wade Hall. June 18, 1979, Wade Hall Papers (2009ms131): Interviews with Lyman T. Johnson, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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