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Johnson, Brian, 1979-. Oral History Interview, 2007

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Identifier: SMHC Collection 1754


The Brian Johnson collection consists of a biographical form and an audio CD and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Johnson and Jamie Ta in October 2007. Johnson attended Minnesota State University, Mankato from 2003-2007. In this interview, Johnson talks about why he chose Minnesota State Mankato, where he has worked while attending school, why he chose his major, his favorite professors, being a non-traditional student, being part of College Democrats, campus memories, academic career and program, time as an exchange student, writing for the Reporter, and plans after graduation.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Tell Your MSU Story Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


  • 2007


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Biographical / Historical

Brian Johnson was born Dec. 24, 1979, in Mankato, Minnesota. He graduated from Mankato East High School in Mankato, Minnesota in January 1999. He then lived in Minneapolis, Minn. and Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo., where he worked full-time and played in a band. Johnson then attended Minnesota State Mankato where he majored in mass communications with an emphasis in journalism and minored in speech communication. Johnson graduated Summa Cum Laude (with highest honor) December 2007 with a degree from the Department of Communications.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Brian Johnson donated this collection on Oct. 18, 2007.


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Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US