• Created Date
  • 1970-2003
  • Publisher
  • Springfield College
  • Description
  • A portrait photograph of Prescott K. Johnson. Prescott Johnson enrolled for graduate studies at Springfield College after returning from military service in the U.S. and Korea. He worked part-time at the Westfield (Mass.) YMCA while in school, and joined the staff as physical director after graduation. In 1960, Johnson received the John R. Mott Fellowship that allowed him to pursue his doctorate at Ohio State University. He joined the national... more
    A portrait photograph of Prescott K. Johnson. Prescott Johnson enrolled for graduate studies at Springfield College after returning from military service in the U.S. and Korea. He worked part-time at the Westfield (Mass.) YMCA while in school, and joined the staff as physical director after graduation. In 1960, Johnson received the John R. Mott Fellowship that allowed him to pursue his doctorate at Ohio State University. He joined the national staff as a fraternal secretary in 1962, serving in Uruguay for a decade as a physical education specialist and faculty member at the YMCA Training College, the Instituto Tecnico. During this time he traveled extensively, providing consulting and training for YMCA staff in 13 Central and South American countries. From 1974 to 1990, Johnson served at YMCA of the USA as well as the Milwaukee (Wis.), San Mateo (Calif.), and New York City associations in health and physical education consulting positions. He also played an active role in the organization of the World Fellowship of YMCA Retirees, and was its first president in 1997. The physical prints within the collection were created from the master jpg file. This image is the same as rg103-2003-johnson-p-portrait-02, it is a black and white version. less
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  • Photographs
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