Beyond freedom songs : the life story of a Mississippi civil rights worker

Author:
Saltzman, Steven George, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Gaston, Paul M., Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

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.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Mississippi, African American women, Biography, Johnson, June Elizabeth, Women civil rights workers, 1948-
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1990/01