Interview with Isaac Samuel Leevy Johnson
E. Claudette Stewart and Michael A. Cooke
The former South Carolina General Assembly member discusses his family background, influences, first experience with racism, philosophies, the federal desegregation plan, work in the South Carolina House of Representatives, absence of African Americans in the South Carolina Senate and problems and solutions concerning African Americans.
This interview is open for use.
Civil Rights Movement, History 509, Politics
South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus
Johnson, Isaac Samuel Leevy, "Interview with Isaac Samuel Leevy Johnson" (1981). Browse All Oral History Interviews. OH 143.
LC Subject Headings
African American legislators -- United States, African American lawyers -- South Carolina, South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives, Race discrimination, Segregation in education -- Law and legislation, African Americans -- Politics and government