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Title: Papers, 1940-1955 Description: 15 linear ft.

Notes: Lawyer and U.S. Army officer. Official correspondence from Johnson's career with the Selective Service System, including case files and general subject files; speeches and statements by Johnson on the social and military status of blacks; autobiography and biographical material; and newspaper clippings, War Dept. press releases, and photos, relating chiefly to blacks in the armed forces. Includes material relating to Johnson's civic activities in Washington, DC, particularly in the field of social work and concerns. Gifts of Col. Johnson, 1947, 1970-1971.

Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of black African ancestry); Social life and customs Armed Forces; Afro-Americans Blacks; Medical affairs; Military affairs Howard University; Students; Johnson, Campbell C. Lawyers; Johnson, Campbell C. Race relations Selective Service Board Selective Service System; Johnson, Campbell C., assistant director Social workers; Johnson, Campbell C. Social work; Washington, DC United States; Officers' military and personal papers; 20th century; 1940s and after United States; Selective Service System (1940-) Washington, DC; Charitable and social work Washington, DC; Civic and community affairs Washington, DC; Young Men's Christian Association World War II, 1939-1945; Afro-Americans Young Men's Christian Association; Washington, DC

Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS #: 4.72.63 NUCMC #: MS 83-1241