Interview with Lyman T. Johnson, June 5, 1979

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

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Johnson talks about his involvement in various organizations, including Youth Speaks and serving on a draft board. He then talks about his own personal history with politics, and talks about the history of African American voting rights in the 20th century. Then, Johnson talks about his time at the University of Kentucky. He then talks about his involvement in Louisville politics, including the times that he has run for office. He talks about his memories of Muhammad Ali. He also talks about his memories of the Great Migration, and other memories from his childhood and young life.

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Interviewee Name

Lyman T. Johnson

Interviewer Name

Wade Hall

Interview Date

1979-06-05

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Johnson, Lyman T. Interview by Wade Hall. 05 Jun. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Johnson, L.T. (1979, June 05). 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 05, 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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