Price Johnson Family Collection

The Price Johnson Family Collection provides statistic records, deeds, titles, photographs and newspaper articles relating to the history of an African American family started by Sam Price; a slave whose freedom was purchased by the slavemasters' daughter. The various unions between subsequent family members have given rise to land owners, educators, politicians, athletes, and civil rights leaders.

The history of the Price Johnson family has significant cultural and historical value for not only the State of Texas but also for various cultures throughout the United States.

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The Price Johnson Family Collection provides statistic records, deeds, titles, photographs and newspaper articles relating to the history of an African American family started by Sam Price; a slave whose freedom was purchased by the slavemasters' daughter. The various unions between subsequent family members have given rise to land owners, educators, politicians, athletes, and civil rights leaders.

The history of the Price Johnson family has significant cultural and historical value for not only the State of Texas but also for various cultures throughout the United States.