Unforgivable Blackness: A Film Directed by Ken Burns

About the Film Rebel of the Progressive Era Sparring The Fight of the Century Knockout Ghost in the House For Teachers

Jack's Women

The Mann Act

The Mann Act: Full Text

A Pardon?
Pardon Petition (PDF)
Johnson's FBI File

Johnson's FBI File A page from Jack Johnson's FBI file These documents were generated by the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Investigation, the forerunner of today's FBI, during the investigation of Johnson prior to his prosection for violating the Mann Act, and during the following period when Johnson was a fugitive from justice. They were made public through the Federal Freedom of Information Act.

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