Washington – People/Persons

Johnson, Sarah H.

Johnson was a civil rights activist and was elected as the first black member of Greenville City Council in 1973.

Sources:

http://anna.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/ohjohnsonsp.html

Thompson, Dr. William Bert

Dr. William Bert Thompson was interviewed regarding his career of teaching and administration in Mississippi public schools. For twenty years he served in the Greenville, Mississippi, public schools as assistant principal, principal, and superintendent. He guided the Greenville public school system through the difficult period of racial integration.

Sources:

http://anna.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/ohthompsonwp.html