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Albert Johnson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3785

This collection contains one tape of a recording of Albert Johnson's account on events that transpired at Midway Baptisit Church in east Loudon County, Tennessee in the late 1940s on the matter of John Shipley and how those events affected the rest of the community. It also contains a written letter by John Marius who recorded Albert Johnson.

Dates

  • circa 1990

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains one tape of a recording of Albert Johnson's account on events that transpired at Midway Baptist Church in east Loudon County, Tennessee in the late 1940s and how those events affected the rest of the community.

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert H. Johnson was born on May 4, 1913. He lived in Loudon and Knox counties and was married to Edith W. Johnson. He was a member and elected deacon of Midway Baptist Church. Johnson died February 11, 2002 and is buried in Lenoir City, TN.

John B. Shipley was born on August 8, 1917. He lived in Loudon and Knox counties and was married to Bessie O. Shipley. He died November 22, 1994 in Knoxville and is buried in Lenoir City.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480