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"Being a Pioneer"
"Being a Pioneer"
"Being a Pioneer"
James Johnson describes the responsibility that comes with being a career pioneer.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
DC Public School
DC Public School
DC Public School
James Johnson recalls the public school he attended while the House sorted his employment.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
James Johnson remembers hearing Dr. King speak at a church near his home in 1956.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Ethel Payne
Ethel Payne
Ethel Payne
James Johnson describes his influential aunt.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Family Rules
Family Rules
Family Rules
James Johnson shares the lessons he learned from his parents at an early age.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Media Attention
Media Attention
Media Attention
James Johnson remembers his television appearance on The Today Show to explain his predicament.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Neighborhoods of Chicago
Neighborhoods of Chicago
Neighborhoods of Chicago
James Johnson describes the race and class divisions that transformed Chicago neighborhoods and school boundaries in the 1950s.
James A. Johnson Jr, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Not Allowed on the House Floor
Not Allowed on the House Floor
Not Allowed on the House Floor
James Johnson describes the different responsibilities he had compared to floor Pages and the moment he finally went on the House Floor.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Office Page
Office Page
Office Page
James Johnson explains the arrangement created by a group of Members that allowed him to attend the Capitol Page School.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Page Appointment Retracted
Page Appointment Retracted
Page Appointment Retracted
James Johnson recalls his confusion when his Page appointment fell through.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
"That's How I Got to Oberlin"
"That's How I Got to Oberlin"
"That's How I Got to Oberlin"
James Johnson recalls how Ohio Congressman Charles Moser helped him attend his top-choice college.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
"The Big Draw"
"The Big Draw"
"The Big Draw"
James Johnson explains why he wanted to attend the Capitol Page School.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives