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Herman Johnson Collection

Identifier: MS-0316

Scope and Contents

The Herman Johnson Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections in February of 2017 by Tara Johnson. It includes documents, correspondence, news clippings, awards, photographs, and other materials related to Johnson’s professional and political careers, including his work with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Tuskegee Airmen, and the Missouri House of Representatives. Of note are the documents related to the Missouri House of Representatives, which have retained Johnson’s original organization and naming.


  • 1914 - 2007


Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Special Collections Librarian or other authorized agent.


16 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 18 boxes)

1 Linear Feet (Marr: 14 VHS tapes)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: Dr. Anthony LaBat. Marr: Nikki L'Amour
LaBudde: November 2022. Marr: 2023.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository