About Betty Jane Cooper

Betty Jane Cooper Johnson grew up in North Dakota during the Great Depression and the Word War II years and then migrated West to raise her family on Bainbridge Island, WA.

Excerpt from Women of Strength by Betty Jane Cooper Johnson as told to Suzan Huney

Suzan Huney used what she’d learned about taking and publishing oral history in her recent book, Women of Strength, by Betty Jane Cooper Johnson as told to Suzan Huney. The following excerpt from their work together illustrates the way oral histories evoke time and place as well as the personality of the interviewee, while informing … Continue reading

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