Hattie Ellen Johnson Follo papers
01.HEJF

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Johnson Follo, Hattie Ellen
Title
Hattie Ellen Johnson Follo papers
ID
01.HEJF
Date [inclusive]
1910-1914
Extent
1.2 Linear feet 1 flat box
Language
English
Abstract
The Hattie Ellen Johnson Follo papers consist of a scrapbook donated by their creator, Michigan State Normal College alum Hattie Ellen Johnson. While attending the College from 1910 to 1914, Johnson Follo collected postcards, photographs, and other materials.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Biographical note

Hattie Ellen Johnson Follo was born on October 15, 1893 to Charles A. Johnson and Ellen Johnson in Escanaba, Michigan. Johnson attended Escanaba Grade School and High School, graduating in May 1910. She enrolled at Michigan State Normal College and graduated in 1914.

After graduation Johnson taught grade school in Akron, Ohio, where she met Howard Lincoln Follo. They were married in Escanaba in June 1927. The couple moved to Lancaster, Wisconsin and opened "Follo's Wonder Store." They had two children, Mary Ellen who died in infancy, and Peter Buck, born in 1934. Howard Lincoln Follo passed away in 1956, and Hattie Johnson Follo continued to run their business until the 1960s, when she sold it.

Hattie Ellen Johnson Follo passed away in February 1975, and was buried in Lancaster, Wisconsin.

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Scope and Contents

Hattie Ellen Johnson Follo was born on October 15, 1893 to Charles A. Johnson and Ellen Johnson in Escanaba, Michigan. Johnson attended Escanaba Grade School and High School, graduating in May 1910. She enrolled at Michigan State Normal College and graduated in 1914. The  Hattie Ellen Johnson Follo papers consist of a scrapbook donated by their creator, Michigan State Normal College alum Hattie Ellen Johnson. While attending the College from 1910 to 1914, Johnson Follo collected postcards, photographs, and other materials.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 September 12

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials note

The Hattie Ellen Johnson Follo scrapbook was transfered to the University Archives by the Office of Alumni Relations, as part of a larger transfer of materials. It was determined that the scrapbook should be removed from the records and processed as its own collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Alumni and Alumnae
  • Michigan State Normal College
  • Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--Michigan
  • University women

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Collection Inventory

Box

Scrapbook 1910-1914 

1

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