[Interview of minority grocery store owner Samuel Johnson on opening a grocery store in Lansing, MI].

Minority grocery store owner Samuel Johnson talks about opening the Busy Bee Market in Lansing, MI. Johnson says that he went into the grocery business when Diamond REO Trucks in Lansing closed and he lost his job. He also talks about acquiring the necessary financing to open a small business with h...

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Corporate Author: WKAR (Radio station : East Lansing, Mich.) (Broadcaster)
Other Authors: Johnson, Samuel (Grocer) (Interviewee)
Robinson, Earle (Interviewer)
Language:English
Series:Earle Robinson Collection.
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Physical Description:1 audio file (10 min., 32 sec.)
Other Uniform Title:Takin' care of business (Radio program)
Format: Audio Software
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Minority grocery store owner Samuel Johnson talks about opening the Busy Bee Market in Lansing, MI. Johnson says that he went into the grocery business when Diamond REO Trucks in Lansing closed and he lost his job. He also talks about acquiring the necessary financing to open a small business with his partner, keeping the books and the day to day management of the business. Johnson says that he decided to open the business after a Michigan State University survey indicated that a grocery store would be successful in one of Lansing's redeveloping neighborhoods.
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Recorded as source material for the show "Takin' care of business" broadcast on Michigan State University public radio station WKAR.
Part of the Earle Robinson collection.
Call Number:Voice 39539
ERC 165b
Playing Time:00:10:32