Beyond Borders in the Archives: Eddie Johnson

Beyond Borders in the Archives is a series that explores the Chicago Public Library archives and special collections and uncovers treasures! This series was produced as part of the 2020 One Book, One Chicago season. 

Eddie Johnson

Using our Bethel New Life Records, Roslyn will tell the story of Eddie Johnson over time. He migrated from Memphis, Tennessee to Chicago and started a Hat Cleaners' Company and was also an entrepreneur.