Interview with Herman Johnson, December 2, 2016
Collection: Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection
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.
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Mound Bayou, Mississippi
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.