Interview with Anna Louise Johnson, July 17, 2006

Project: University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project

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[Note: Fluctuations in audio occur throughout the interview, however the interview is still decipherable.]

Anna Louise Lanon Johnson talks about her family background and childhood in Paris, Kentucky. She talks about her education at segregated Paris Western High School, and her close relationship with the principal which led to her undergraduate education at Spelman College. Johnson also attended graduate school at Ohio State University and Iowa State University before enrolling at the University of Kentucky. She describes her experiences with race relations at UK, including her positive interactions with people from Eastern Kentucky. She talks about UK administrators and faculty. She talks about her career as a home economics teacher in Paris, Kentucky after her graduation.

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2006oh126_af731

Interviewee Name

Anna Louise Johnson

Interviewer Name

Erica N. Johnson

Interview Date

2006-07-17

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Johnson, Anna Louise Interview by Erica N. Johnson. 17 Jul. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Johnson, A.L. (2006, July 17). Interview by E. N. Johnson. University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Johnson, Anna Louise, interview by Erica N. Johnson. July 17, 2006, University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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