Interview with Mrs. Sidney Bell Johnson, March 5, 1998

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Sidney Johnson moved to Charlotte Court in Lexington, Kentucky in 1941. She talks about how she applied for the apartment, and describes her new home and her children's reactions when moving in. She talks about the neighborhood dynamics, including rivalries between various streets in the neighborhood. She talks about how the neighborhood has changed over the years.

Johnson discusses her family, including her children and their accomplishments. She talks about her family members that moved to Detroit, Michigan, and talks about family reunions. She talks about working for the Alpha Chi Alpha fraternity. She describes floods and snowstorms in Lexington. She talks about University of Kentucky basketball.

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1998oh037_kh630

Interviewee Name

Mrs. Sidney Bell Johnson

Interviewer Name

Nancy O'Malley

Interview Date

1998-03-05

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Johnson, Mrs. Sidney Bell Interview by Nancy O'Malley. 05 Mar. 1998. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Johnson, M.S. (1998, March 05). Interview by N. O'Malley. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Johnson, Mrs. Sidney Bell, interview by Nancy O'Malley. March 05, 1998, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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