Interview with Herman Johnson, December 2, 2016

Collection: Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection

Dublin Core

Description

Herman Johnson was born in 1929 in Gilbert, Louisiana. His parents were sharecroppers, and he grew up working on farms. He graduated from Southern University and served in the Army. Johnson worked with Magnolia Mutual Life Insurance Company, taught elementary school, and worked for the Delta Health Center. In this interview, Johnson talks about the history of Mound Bayou and his experiences with racism and sharecropping.

Date

2016-12-02

Identifier

RBRL420MA-022

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Mound Bayou, Mississippi

Duration

85 minutes



Citation

Herman Johnson and Brian Williams, “Interview with Herman Johnson, December 2, 2016,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 4, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL420MA/RBRL420MA-022.