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John Thomas Johnson papers

Call Number: RH MS 164
Overview John Thomas Johnson worked as a freelance reporter, primarily for the Topeka Capital-Journal, and as a stringer for Time magazine, the Wichita Eagle-Beacon, the Kansas City Star-Times, and United Press International. This collection includes notes compiled while he was reporting in Lawrence, Kansas, 1970, and outlines, notes, etc., for a proposed book to be jointly authored with James P. Girard. A later addition to the collection contains materials related to his work for Time-Life in El...
Dates: 1970 - 1994


Call Number: RH MS E77
Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks treat the history of Lawrence and the University of Kansas in general. Some of the clippings are obituaries of local residents, or local current events, e.g, the demonstrations by the Lawrence chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1963.

Dates: 1949-1965

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African Americans -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
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Girard, James Preston, 1944- 1
Huddleston, Lena M. 1
Johnson, John Thomas, 1943- 1
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