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COLLECTION Identifier: MC 1085

Papers of Kathryn M. Johnson, 1948, undated

"The Color Line," autobiography by Johnson (incomplete typescript), undated. Digital

Scope and Contents Includes information re: ancestors/lineage; color line and prejudice growing up in Ohio and the privileges brought by a lighter complexion; controversy over attending a white high school; attending Wilberforce University and describing fellow students and faculty, including Colonel Charles Young; living and teaching in the South; working as Dean of Women at Shorter College in Little Rock, Arkansas and a race riot and lynching near the school (October 1906); evangelist Paul Rader; thoughts on...