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Annie Johnson receives a Living Legacy Award
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[Annie Johnson]
Original Airdate: 11/20/1987

Length: 00:02:46
Item Type: newstape - original footage

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Description : Abstract
Fritz Wetherbee reports that Annie Johnson (Boston resident) will receive the Living Legacy Award in Washington DC. Wetherbee reports that Johnson grew up in Boston and organized domestic workers through the Women's Service Clubs of Boston in the 1960s. Wetherbee notes that Johnson led the workers on a campaign for benefits. Wetherbee interviews Johnson in her home. Johnson talks about the importance of helping others. Johnson discusses her relative, Eleanor Graves Chandler, who was an early community activist. Wetherbee's report is accompanied by footage of Johnson preparing chicken in her kitchen and by footage of Johnson visiting a senior citizen meal program at the Grace Baptist Church.

Contributor : Reporter
Fritz Wetherbee
Format : Tape 5435   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102953 
VHS cassette 104099 
Betacam cassette 104115 
digital betacam cassette 104113 

Subject : Keywords
African American women
African Americans - Civil rights
African Americans - Role models

Subject : Personal Names
Johnson, Annie
Wetherbee, Fritz

Type : Genre
News - Television

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