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Johnson / Working at Texas Southern University, Part One

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Interviewer: So, you’d mentioned that, in 1972, you decided to go work for Texas Southern University. Johnson: Yeah. Interviewer: Did you relocate to Houston or did you just commute? Johnson: No, I commuted. Interviewer: What was that commute like? Johnson: At first, it was pretty easy. Gas was at seventy-two cents a gallon.

Interview Interview with James E. Johnson
Subjects Work › Occupations
Education › All-Black Education
Education › Higher Education
Education › Teachers and Administrators
Tags Texas Southern University
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Interview date 2015-07-21
Interview source CRBB Summer 2015
Interviewees Johnson, James E.
Interviewers Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Bynum, Katherine
Duration 00:00:24
Citation "Working at Texas Southern University, Part One," from James E. Johnson oral history interview with Moisés Acuña-Gurrola and Katherine Bynum,  July 21, 2015, Prairie View, TX , Civil Rights in Black and Brown Interview Database,, accessed November 30, 2021