Storyteller: Johnson, Josie (Catcher/Percifield)

Interviewer: Bertalot, Lorretta

Date: 02/21/2020

Language: English

Initiative: Tulsans Talk

Description: Josie came from humble beginnings, but she found opportunities throughout her life. When Josie needed to learn a skill, she found a school, a scholarship or a mentor. She took Vo tech sewing classes in high school, made good money as a waitress at Celebrity Club, learned drafting at Tulsa VoTech, learned Auto Cad and Doss Computer programs, and Corell Drawing. Josie was willing to share her skills with others. One of her proud accomplishments was to draft all the drainage areas around Hwy 169 & 71 St. interchange. Her "ME Moment" was using an Auto Cad program to assist 40 large interior designer Furniture stores in Florida display their projects.

Subjects: Mayo Hotel, Tulsa Vo Tech, Celebrity Club, Auto Cad and Doss and Corell Drawing Computer programs, Drafting the water drainage around Hwy 169 and 71st. Less pay and recognition for women for jobs

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