MEDIA
Marion Johnson
Original Author: Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
Created: 1962
Medium: Photograph

Marion Johnson

This 1962 photograph shows Marion Johnson, the president of the Seminary Civic Association and the vice president of the Alexandria Council on Human Relations, holding plans for a middle-class Black subdivision in the Seminary neighborhood of Alexandria’s Mudtown Urban Renewal Project. His advocacy helped to house over a quarter of the families who were going to be displaced by the project.