House built by Herron and Ethel Johnson at 1980 Harrison Ave.

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Title

House built by Herron and Ethel Johnson at 1980 Harrison Ave.

Subject

Housing, Culture Club

Description

In 1947 Herron and Ethel Johnson found land and built a house in Beloit at 1980 Harrison Ave. She was so proud! She worked for Willard Arnold. He helped them acquire the stuff, like lumber, to build the house when stores refused to provide it to the couple.
Cheryl Johnson Caldwell, their granddaughter, bought the house and her brother lives there. The photo is from circa 1954. Ethel did entertaining in the house. She hosted the Culture Club.

Publisher

Ellen Joyce

Date

ca. 1954

Contributor

Cheryl Johnson Caldwell

Identifier

12-66-001

Files

12-66-001 Ethel and Herron's house on Harrison.jpg

Citation

“House built by Herron and Ethel Johnson at 1980 Harrison Ave.,” Coming Up North: A History Harvest About Black Migration to Beloit, Wisconsin, accessed October 30, 2020, http://beloitdigitalarchives.com/HistoryHarvest/items/show/116.

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