Interviews with Claude and Willie Mae Johnson, 2009 October 7 and 2009 November 4

Collection:
Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series
Title:
Interviews with Claude and Willie Mae Johnson, 2009 October 7 and 2009 November 4
Creator:
Zibanajadrad, Claudia Lynn
Contributor to Resource:
Johnson, Claude, 1936-
Johnson, Willie Mae Brown
Scott, Thomas Allan, 1943-
Publisher:
Interviews with Claude and Willie Mae Johnson, 2009-10-07 and 2009-11-04, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
Date of Original:
2009-10-07
2009-11-04
Subject:
African Americans--Georgia--Cobb County--Interviews
Oral histories
Transcripts
Johnson, Claude, 1936- --Interviews
Johnson, Willie Mae Brown--Interviews
People:
Johnson, Claude, 1936-
Johnson, Willie Mae Brown
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, Marietta, 33.952602, -84.5499327
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Claude Johnson was born in the Mars Hill area of Acworth, Georgia, and attended the local Roswenwald school. He left school at the age of 14 to work in food service at the Lockheed-Georgia Company in Marietta, retiring as a cook after 25 years. He joined Hewlett-Packard afterwards and retired as the head of shipping and receiving after 30 years. Willie Mae Johnson was born in Marietta, Georgia, but moved to Acworth to live with her grandparents, Lizzie and William Cicero, Bud Furr, at the age of 8 after the death of her parents. She attended the Rosenwald school in Acworth and Lemon Street High School in Marietta. Mrs. Johnson served as Vice President of the Parent-Teacher Association at the Roberts school. Her aunt and uncle owned Lucy Mae and Price Oliver's Cafe in Acworth. Both Mr. and Mrs. Johnson attend the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church.
Interviewed by Claudia Lynn Zibanajadrad in Acworth, Georgia on October 7, 2009 and November 4, 2009.
Local Identifier:
ksu-45-05-001-07012
Metadata URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/11360/253
Language:
eng
Rights Holder:
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Holding Institution:
Kennesaw State University. Department of Archives, Rare Books and Records Management
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