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Johnson, Evelyn Bryan



  • Existence: 1909 - 2012


Evelyn Bryan Johnson, nicknamed “Mama Bird,” was born in Corbin, Kentucky on November 4, 1909. She was one of three children born to Edward William Lockard Stone, a conductor on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, and Mayme Fox Stone, a public school teacher. In the spring of 1915, the family moved to Etowah, Tennessee. Evelyn graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 1929 and took a job teaching sixth grade at North Etowah Grammar School.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Evelyn Bryan Johnson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 605

The collection is arranged into three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1953-2002 and undated; Series 2, Memorabilia, 1931-2001 and undated; and Series 3, Photographs, 1930-1996 and undated.

This collection also consists of some unprocessed letters, photographs and memorabilia. Please contact us for information about these materials.

Dates: 1930 - 2002