Beyond freedom songs : the life story of a Mississippi civil rights worker
Saltzman, Steven George, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Gaston, Paul M., Department of History, University of Virginia
The paper focuses on June Elisabeth Johnson a black civil rights worker from the Mississippi Delta. This essay traces her life through three generations of Johnson women in Greenwood, Mississippi, a small cotton farming town, seventy miles east of the Mississippi River.
MA (Master of Arts)
Mississippi, African American women, Biography, Johnson, June Elizabeth, Women civil rights workers, 1948-
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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